Strengthening the Public Health Infrastructure

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 – Friday, October 11, 2019

Westin Pasadena

 2019 CHEAC Annual Meeting Program

Plenary Sessions

  • The Impact of Racism and Bias on Maternal and Infant Health
    • Wenonah Valentine, iDREAM for Racial Health Equity: Presentation
    • Dr. Meridith Merchant, Licensed Psychologist: Presentation
    • Melissa Franklin, Growth Mindset Communications: Presentation
  • Infectious Disease Prevention and Control: The New York City Experience
    • Dr. Jennifer Rosen, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Presentation


Advancing Health Equity Within Public Health Practice
  • Stephanie Caldwell (Public Health Alliance of Southern California): Presentation
  • La’Quana Williams (Prevention Institute): Presentation
  • Jo-Ann Julien (San Diego County): Presentation

Aligning Criminal Justice Approaches with Local Public Health Objectives in Treating Opioid Addiction

  • Shelly Davis (Siskiyou County) and Donna Strugar-Fritsch (Health Management Associates): Presentation

All Children Thrive California: Fostering Health by Building Resilient Communities
  • Reggie Caldwell and Kaytie Speziale (Public Health Advocates): Presentation

Continuous Improvement: 'QI on QI' Project at the San Diego County Public Health Services Department

Emergency Risk & Public Health Communication: Utilizing a Partner Relay to Share Information with Limited English Proficient Populations

  • Justine Kozo and Laura Curvey (San Diego County): Presentation

Informed Data: How to Create a Community-Level Health and Well-Being Data System
  • Elizabeth Hernandez, Jackie Werth, and Leslie Ray (San Diego County): Presentation

Improving Capacity for Public Health Laboratories in California

  • Katya Ledin (California Department of Public Health): Presentation
  • Nicole Green (Los Angeles County): Presentation
Just Culture: Building Capacity for Organizational Change

  • Patricia Castillo, Y. Silvia Shin, Maribel Castillon, and Franklin Pratt (Los Angeles County): Presentation

Lessons Learned from the San Joaquin Valley Public Health Collaborative (SJVPHC) Regional Multi-Sector Collaboration Model
  • David Luchini (Fresno County), Sara Bosse (Madera County), Karen Elliott (Tulare County), and Rebecca Nanyonjo (Merced County): Presentation

A Public Health Approach to Advancing Early Care and Education

  • Robert Gilchick (Los Angeles County), Cristina Alvarado (Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles), Megan Gunn (Fresno County), and Alejandra Albarran Moses (City of Long Beach): Presentation

Systems Change: Imagining, Implementing, and Integrating Prevention and Intervention of Gender-Based Violence into the Vision of Los Angeles County's Department of Public Health
  • Nicolle Perras, Ellen Eidem, Andrea Welsing, and Eve Sheedy (Los Angeles County): Presentation

General Membership Meeting Materials

  • Anthem Blue Cross
    • Dr. Demetria Malloy, Plan Performance Medical Director, and Beau Henneman, Government Business Division Special Programs Director: Presentation