Presentation and Panel Videos

Seeing the "Bigger Picture" in Diabetes Prevention

Dr. Dean Schillinger of UCSF's Center for Vulnerable Populations gave us a powerful look at early results from an innovative campaign to raise awareness of pre-diabetes in children of color and in children from low-income communities.


A Framework and Measures to Build a Culture of Health

Carolyn Miller, Senior Program Officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, presented on how we can all participate in creating a "culture of health" in our communities.


Cancer Prevention and Population Science

In the panel "Cancer Prevention and Population Science: Establishing a Maryland Cancer Survivorship Cohort," Dr. Cheryl Holt, UMD Dept. of Behavioral and Community Health, & Dr. Joanne F. Dorgan, Dept. of Epidemiology and Public Health at the UM School of Medicine, talked cancer prevention & population science. They were joined by Rhonda Boozer-Yeary, community health educator, UMD Greenebaum Cancer Center.


Population Health in Maryland

The panel "Population Health in Maryland" featured public health heavy-hitters Joshua Sharfstein, former secretary of Maryland Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene; David A. Mann, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; and Walter Ettinger, senior VP and Chief Medical Officer, University of Maryland Medical System.


On the Ground in Maryland Communities

The panel "On the Ground in Maryland Communities: Public Health Leaders Identify Opportunities for Population Health Improvement" featured health department officers Dianna E. Abney, Charles County; Uma S. Ahluwalia, Montgomery County; Pamela B. Creekmur, Prince George’s County; and Olivia Farrow, Youth Wellness and Community Health, Baltimore