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NALBOH 2020 Conference 

NAVIGATE THE RAPIDS:  MOVING YOUR BOARD OF HEALTH INTO THE FUTURE 

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:

  • Explore emerging trends in public health and national, state and local responses.
  • Network with peers from across the country and make new professional connections.
  • Discuss common challenges and exchange success stories.
  • Identify strategies to improve measurable health outcomes in their communities.
  • Identify best governance practices for all types of boards of health (e.g., advisory, governing).
  •  Identify the role of boards of health in moving their local public health organization towards Public Health 3.0. 
  • Advance skills as public health advocates for change.

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 1, 2020. Late or manual submissions will not be reviewed. 


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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NAVIGATE THE RAPIDS:  MOVING YOUR BOARD OF HEALTH INTO THE FUTURE 

By attending the 2020 Annual Conference, attendees will be able to:

  • Objective 1 - Explore emerging trends in public health and national, state and local responses.
  • Objective 2 - Identify strategies to improve measurable health outcomes in their communities.
  • Objective 3 - Identify best governance practices for all types of boards of health (e.g., advisory, governing).
  • Objective 4 - Identify the role of boards of health in moving their local public health organization towards Public Health 3.0. 
  • Objective 5 - Advance skills as public health advocates for change.





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