Culturally Driven Strategies: Tailoring Health Communications to Build Understanding and Trust

  • Maria Griffin, Owner, Spo-ka’nay Enterprises
  • Erica Chung, MPH, International Health Planner, Minnesota Department of Health
  • Syreeta Wilkins, Communications Strategist, National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
  • Alison Rodden, Chief Executive Officer, HCN
SEPTEMBER 21, 2023
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When and How to Respond to Public Health Misinformation

  • Joe Smyser, PhD, MSPH, Chief Executive Officer, The Public Good Projects
  • Alison Rodden, Chief Executive Officer, HCN
  • Monica Valdes Lupi, JD, MPH, Managing Director, Health, The Kresge Foundation (Moderator)
march 28, 2023
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The Power of Framing: Bridging Political Divides to Strengthen Public Health​

  • Nat Kendall-Taylor, PhD, CEO, FrameWorks Institute
  • Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH, Secretary of Health, Washington
  • Mandy Cohen, MD, EVP and CEO, Aledade Care Solutions and former Secretary of Health and Human Services, North Carolina
  • Monica Valdes Lupi, JD, MPH, Managing Director, Health, The Kresge Foundation (Moderator)
October 18, 2022
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Comms Crash Course: Using Social Media for Public Health Communications

  • Desarae A. Bradham, MPH, Social Media Manager, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
  • Lindsay Smith Rogers, Associate Director, Content Strategy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Carrie Fox, Founder and CEO of strategic communications firm Mission Partners (Moderator)
July 26, 2022
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Communicating Through COVID-19 and Beyond: Impact and Insights from the Field of Public Health​

  • Ying-Ying Goh, MD, MSHS, Director of Public Health and Health Officer, Pasadena Health Department
  • Julie Pryde, MSW, MPH, Public Health Administrator, Champaign-Urbana Public Health District
  • Frank Kruppa, MPA, MPH, Public Health Director and Mental Health Commissioner, Tompkins County Health Department
April 13, 2022
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Aligning Public Health and Businesses: Effective Partnerships and COVID-19 Messaging Strategies

  • Laura Holmberg, vice president of marketing and industry communications at the U.S. Travel Association
  • Nafissa Cisse Egbuonye, PhD, MPH, public health director of the Black Hawk County Health Department in Iowa
  • Stephen Massey, co-founder of Meteorite and managing director of the Health Action Alliance
November 16, 2021
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The Public Health Workforce: Morale, Mental Health, and Moving Forward

  • Dr. Jeanette Kowalik, Director of Policy Development at Trust for America’s Health and former Commissioner of Health, City of Milwaukee
  • Benjamin F. Miller, PsyD, President, Well Being Trust
  • Wilma J. Wooten, Public Health Officer, Public Health Services, County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency
OCTOBER 6, 2021
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A Conversation with U.S. Surgeon General Murthy

  • U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy
  • Dr. J. Nadine Gracia, President and CEO of Trust for America’s Health
August 17, 2021
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COVID-19 and Return to In-Person Learning: Communicating with Constituents

  • Dr. Dave Chokshi, Commissioner of Health of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer of the State of Alaska
  • Daaiyah Bilal-Threats, Special Assistant to the Executive Director and Senior Advisor for Strategic Initiatives at the National Education Association
  • Brian Castrucci, DrPH, President and CEO of the de Beaumont Foundation
July 21, 2021
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COVID-19 Vaccination and Children: Answering Parents’ Questions

  • Dr. Karen Remley, Director of the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at the CDC
  • Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health
  • Dr. Lisa Waddell, Chief Medical Officer for CDC Foundation
June 23, 2021
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Summer Travel and COVID-19

  • Dr. Nirav Shah, Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Dr. Mysheika Roberts, Health Commissioner for Columbus, Ohio
May 13, 2021

Case Study: Successful COVID-19 Messaging in Rural Communities

  • Dr. Ayne Amjad, Commissioner and State Health Officer for West Virginia
  • Dr. Lisa Costello, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at West Virginia University School of Medicine
April 20, 2021

A Conversation with Dr. Rochelle Walensky

  • Dr. Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, CDC Director
March 30, 2021

Updates from CDC and the Ad Council

  • Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the CDC
  • Charysse Nunez, insights lead for the Ad Council’s COVID Campaign
February 24, 2021
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Vaccine Distribution and Misinformation

  • Dr. Nadine Gracia, Trust for America’s Health
  • Dr. Joe Smyser, Public Good Projects
JANUARY 12, 2021

Vaccine Communications

  • Dr. Oxiris Barbot, former commissioner of the New York City Health Department
  • Dr. Georges Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association
  • Dr. Jeanette Kowalik, former health commissioner of Milwaukee
NOVEMBER 23, 2020

Tips for COVID-19 Communications

  • John Auerbach, Trust for America’s Health
  • Dr. Brian C. Castrucci, de Beaumont Foundation
  • Other public health and communications experts
OCTOBER 1, 2020
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