Agenda 

 

 

Day 1 – September 28

 

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Registration

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Opening Remarks, Sandra Larson, MPH, NPHA President

9:15 am – 10:30 am

Plenary

Healthcare Reform in Nevada

Dena Schmit, Deputy Director of Programs, Nevada Department of Health and Human Services

10:30 am -10:45 am

Break

10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Keynote

Yes, Your Genes, Age, and Race Determine Your Health, but so Do Income and Environment: Overcoming the Challenges Where We Still Can

Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, Professor, UCLA, Fielding School of Public Health

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch, Poster Session, and Exhibits

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Break and Exhibits

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Day 2 – September 29

 

7:30 am – 8:00 am

Registration

8:00 am – 8:15 am

Opening Remarks, Brian Parrish, MPH, President-Elect

8:15 am – 9:30 am

Plenary

Legal Weed in the Silver State: New Challenges for Public Health Policy and Regulation in Nevada

Moderator:  John Packham, PhD, Director of Health Policy Research, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

9:30 am - 10:45 am

Plenary

Promise and Prospects for Public Health Policy in Nevada: Assessing Public Wins, Losses and Draws during the 2017 Legislative Session

Moderator:  John Packham, PhD, Director of Health Policy Research, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

10:45 am – 11:00 am

Break and Exhibits

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

12:30 pm – 1:45 pm

Awards Lunch, NPHA Business Meeting, and Exhibits

1:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Closing Remarks, Brian Parrish, MPH, NPHA President-Elect

 

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P.O. Box 8543, Reno, NV 89507
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