2018 PHENND Conference: Health

Posted by PHENND on January 29, 2018

The theme this year will be “Health,” and will take place at Temple University’s Health Sciences Campus at 3500 N. Broad Street on Friday, April 27th.

The PHENND Conference is an annual gathering for practitioners of campus-community partnership. The day features a keynote speaker, concurrent workshops and a plenary panel of regional leaders.

Walter TsouFeaturing Keynote Speaker Dr. Walter Tsou

Walter Tsou, MD, MPH is a nationally known consultant on public health and health care reform. Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Pennsylvania where he teaches health policy at their Center for Public Health Initiatives. He was President of the American Public Health Association in 2005. He served as Health Commissioner of Philadelphia from April 2000 to February 2002. Prior to his appointment, he was the founding Deputy Director for Personal Health Services and Medical Director of the Montgomery County (PA) Health Department from 1991-2000. He has extensive experience in public health and has lectured widely on public health and health disparities.

Opening Plenary Panel:  “State of the Region: Health & Equity”


• Christina Miller, Executive Director, Health Promotion Council
• Shawn Hesse, Community Engagement Manager, International Living Future Institute
• Kate Daugherty, Healing10 Convener, Hopeworks N Camden
Moderator: Nicolle Strand, Associate Director for Research, Center for Bioethics, Urban Health, and Policy, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University

Selected workshops below; other speakers will be announced shortly.

To see a list of member campuses to help you determine your ticket level, see: https://phennd.org/about/institutional-partners/

RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/phennd-conference-health-tickets-42635542054

Workshop Titles include:

  • Trauma 101 with Youth Healing Team
  • The Medical Humanities and Active Listening
  • Strengthening Community Wellness Through Public Art
  • An Intensive STEM+M Pipeline Program Aimed to Decrease the Health Disparities Gap by Exposing Minority Students to Careers in Healthcare
  • Rethinking Health Disparities through a Critical Health Psychology Service-Learning Lens
  • Finding solutions to a critical issue: What is the college student mental health crisis, and how can YOU help solve it?
  • Inspiring and Developing Young Leadership in Present Day Public Health
  • GetFIT@IU: A service-learning and community outreach program servicing adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Playing to Heal: Trauma Sensitive Youth Work
  • Lessons from a Student-Led Initiative: The Positive Impact of a Naloxone Outreach Program on the Health of a Philadelphia Neighborhood
  • Designing a Community-Engaged Course for Undergraduates
  • Partnership for Social Justice: University and Advocacy Collaborations

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