Training Opportunities and Meetings – December 21, 2012

CDC Grand Rounds presentation slides now available: Where in health is disability? Public health practices to include people with disabilities
This session of Grand Rounds explored opportunities for optimal quality of life for individuals with disabilities. One in 6 adult Americans lives with a disability when defined by a limitation in function. Many are at higher risk for multiple chronic conditions, injuries, and increased vulnerability during disasters. This powerful session of Grand Rounds explored public health opportunities for disease prevention, intervention and improvement to enable people to live well with functional limitations.

On January 15 from 11-12 (Pacific), the National Cancer Institute will host the webinar: State Cancer Profiles: A Dynamic Data Tool for Cancer Control

On January 15 from 11-12:30 (Pacific), the Center for Science in the Public Interest will host the webinar From Supersize to Human-size: Shrinking Sugary Drink Portions. This webinar will describe the rationale for the policy; decisions that influenced the policy; challenges and implications faced by the department; and advice for how to reduce sugary drink consumption in your community.

Upcoming Webinars: Nurturing Healthy Food Financing
Opportunity Finance Network invites you to a free Winter Webinar series focused on Nurturing Healthy Food Financing. Remaining webinars in this series include:

  • Rural Healthy Food Retail – Thursday, January 10 at 11 am Pacific
  • Underwriting Grocery Stores and Supermarkets – Tuesday, January 15 at 11 am Pacific
  • CDFIs and Public Health – Thursday, January 24 at 11 am Pacific
  • Energy Efficiency and Healthy Food Retail – Wednesday, January 30 at 11 am Pacific

On February 5, the Oregon Public Health Institute will host a full day health impact assessment workshop for non-public health professionals: Expanding HIA Practice in the Pacific Northwest. Check the OPHI website or contact HIA Project Manager Steve White at

Archived Recording: The Role and Future of Accountable Care Organizations
Learn more about Accountable Care Organizations by watching this video recording of an October 4, 2012 panel discussion featuring former Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Don Berwick, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) President and CEO Karen Ignagni, Bruce Fried of SNR Denton, Premier VP Joseph Damore, and Robert Laszewski of Health Policy and Strategy Associates.

Grantees — Please consult with your liaison regarding questions about the appropriateness of attending any training or conference using TPEP or Healthy Communities funds. This list of training opportunities is provided as a resource for grantees and partners but is not an endorsement of any training or conference hosted by an external organization.


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