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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Workshop Agenda." Institute of Medicine. 2015. The Role and Potential of Communities in Population Health Improvement: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18946.
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Appendix B


Workshop Agenda

Roundtable on Population Health Improvement
Workshop: The Role and Potential of Communities in
Improving Population Health


April 10, 2014

AGENDA

California Community Foundation,
Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles
221 S. Figueroa St., Suite 400, Los Angeles

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES

Explore the roles and potential of the community (e.g., resident groups, organizations, and diverse coalitions) as leaders, partners, and facilitators in transforming the social and environmental conditions that shape health and well-being at the local level.

Discuss important ingredients, effective strategies, and other lessons learned in three contexts:

  1. Youth organizing
  2. Community organizing or other types of community participation
  3. Partnerships between community and institutional actors (e.g., universities and researchers, public health agencies and officials)
Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Workshop Agenda." Institute of Medicine. 2015. The Role and Potential of Communities in Population Health Improvement: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18946.
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8:00 a.m.

Welcome, introductions, and context

David Kindig, professor emeritus of population health sciences, emeritus vice-chancellor for health sciences, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health; co-chair, IOM Roundtable on Population Health Improvement

Mary Lou Goeke, executive director, United Way of Santa Cruz County; chair, workshop planning committee; member of the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement

8:30 a.m.

Keynote presentation: The power of communities in improving health

Manuel Pastor, professor, sociology, American studies, and ethnicity; director, Program for Environmental and Regional Equity; director, Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration, University of Southern California

9:00 a.m.

Discussion

9:30 a.m.

Panel I: How young people contribute to community health and well-being

Moderator: George Flores, program manager, The California Endowment; member, IOM Roundtable on Population Health Improvement; member, workshop planning committee

Kymberly Lacrosse, community organizer, director Jóvenes SANOS, United Way of Santa Cruz County

Jose Joel Vasquez, youth leader, Jóvenes SANOS

Karen Marshall, executive director, Kids Rethink New Orleans

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Discussion

11:15 a.m.

Panel II: How communities organize to tackle the social determinants of health

Moderator: Kate Hess Pace, lead organizer for the PICO Center for Health Organizing, PICO National Network; member, workshop planning committee

Marqueece Harris-Dawson, executive director, Community Coalition, South Los Angeles

Phyllis Hill, lead organizer, ISAIAH, Minnesota

Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Workshop Agenda." Institute of Medicine. 2015. The Role and Potential of Communities in Population Health Improvement: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18946.
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12:00 p.m.

Discussion

12:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 p.m.

Presentation and discussion about the April 9 site visit

Rapporteur: Julie Willems Van Dijk, associate scientist, deputy director, County Health Roadmaps project, University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute; member, workshop planning committee

2:00 p.m.

Panel III: How institutions work with communities

Moderator: Melissa Simon, associate professor in obstetrics and gynecology, general and preventive medicine, medical social sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; member, workshop planning committee

Jomella Watson-Thompson, assistant professor, Department of Applied Behavioral Science; Associate Director for Community Participation and Research, KU Work Group for Community Health and Development, University of Kansas

Renée Canady, chief executive officer, Michigan Public Health Institute

2:45 p.m.

Discussion

3:15 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m.

Reactions to the day and significance for future action

Moderator: George Isham, co-chair of the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement; senior advisor, HealthPartners, senior fellow, HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research

4:30 p.m.

Closing remarks from speakers and public comment

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

For more information about the roundtable,
visit www.iom.edu/pophealthrt or email pophealthrt@nas.edu.

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The Role and Potential of Communities in Population Health Improvement is the summary of a workshop held by the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Population Health Improvement in April 2014 that featured invited speakers from community groups that have taken steps to improve the health of their communities. Speakers from communities across the United States discussed the potential roles of communities for improving population health. The workshop focused on youth organizing, community organizing or other types of community participation, and partnerships between community and institutional actors. This report explores the roles and potential of the community as leaders, partners, and facilitators in transforming the social and environmental conditions that shape health and well-being at the local level.

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