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NALBOH 2019 Conference 

Climb Every Mountain:  Embracing the Challenges of Board Governance

Submit your abstract for consideration today!

Final selections will be based on the quality and clarity of the abstract, as well as relevance of the described content to the overall conference theme. 

By attending the 2019 Annual Conference, attendees will be able to:

  • Learning Objective 1 - Identify methods to integrate the Six Functions of Governance into the Public Health System.
  • Learning Objective 2 - Discuss governance success stories during presentations and member networking.
  • Learning Objective 3 - Evaluate board of health experiences, positive and negative, in the application of the six functions.
  • Learning Objective 4 - Utilize public health governance to strengthen the public health in the local communities. 

Suggested presentation topics include:

  • Public Health 3.0
  •  Board of health role in impacting health inequities
  • Legal issues affecting Boards of Health
  • Engaging elected officials
  • Boards of Health Governance Issues and More!   
    • Engaging members to become more active
    • Filling board vacancies
    •  Overcoming conflict within the Board of Health
    • Easing advocacy and policy change
  • Successful local and state Board of health work in relation to hot topic public health issues
    • Opioid epidemic
    • Climate change and health
    • Emergency response
    • Refuge health
    • Mental health

Submission Deadline: 
Abstracts must be submitted electronically by January 15, 2019. Late or manual submissions will not be reviewed. 

Days Until Submissions Due:

Abstract guidelines:

  • Submit electronically using the Presentation Submission form below. (NALBOH members, log-in to be able to save your submission in development.
  • The content must be appropriate for a 45 or 60-minute oral presentation (including question and answer period).
  • Include 2-3 learning objectives for the presentation.
  • Presenter(s) biosketch is required for submission. Please note, it is recommended that presentations have no more than 2 presenters to assure adequate time for all to present.  
  • If accepted, each presenter register for the conference.
  • Notifications regarding abstract status will be emailed by March 15, 2019 [or some other chosen date].

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