Community Health Conference Archive

Choose a conference below to learn more about speakers, courses, and learning objectives.

2013


Working Together: Attaining Health Equity in Minnesota Communities
September 25-27, 2013, Cragun's Conference Center, Brainerd

Featured Speakers:
      Shawna Suckow       Senior Planners Industry Network (SPIN)
      Rex Archer       Kansas City Health Department
      Syl Jones       Author, Playwright, Consultant
      State Agency Panel with Minnesota Commissioners

Concurrent Session Themes:
      Strategies to Improve Outcomes for Diverse Communities
      Building Capacity at the Local Level
      For Elected Officials
      Working with New Partners
      Integrating Public Health and Health Care
      Telling Our Public Health Stories
      Challenging Topics

2012


Strengthening Public Health: Linking Past Successes to Future Challenges
October 3-5, 2012, Cragun's Conference Center, Brainerd

Featured Speakers:
      Glen P. Mays       University of Kentucky College of Public Health
      Mary Wellik       Consultant, Olmsted County Public Health (Ret.)
      Andy Berndt       Community Blueprint
      Billy McLaughlin       Guitarist, Composer, Dystonia Ambassador
      Panel with Former Minnesota Commissioners of Health

2011


inVesting in our Values and Vision
September 14-16, 2011, Breezy Point Conference Center, Breezy Point

Featured Speakers:
      Tom Mosgaller       University of Wisconsin-Madison
      Magda Peck       University of Nebraska College of Public Health
      Petra Marquart       Motivational Speaker
      Peter Menzel       Photojournalist
      Faith D'Aluisio       Editor, Material World Books
      Ed Ehlinger       Minnesota Commissioner of Health

2010


Looking, Leading, Moving Ahead
September 29-30, 2010, October 1, Cragun's Conference Center, Brainerd

Featured Speakers:
      Arthur Davidson       Denver Public Health
      Karla Heeter       Motivational Speaker
      Tom Gillaspy       Minnesota State Demographer
      Paul Jarris       ASTHO
      Bobby Pestronk       NACCHO
      Sanne Magnan       Minnesota Commissioner of Health

2009


Surviving and Thriving in Difficult Times
October 1-2, 2009, Cragun's Conference Center, Brainerd

Featured Speakers:
      Linda Olson Keller        
      Robin Getman        
      Diana Dunn        
      John Morrin        
      Sanne Magnan       Minnesota Commissioner of Health

2008


Fostering Hope and Facilitating Change: Public Health in the 21st Century
October 1-3, 2008, Breezy Point Conference Center, Breezy Point

Featured Speakers:
      Robin Getman        
      Mark Seeley        
      Donna Zimmerman        
      Sanne Magnan       Minnesota Commissioner of Health

2007


Prevent, Promote, Protect: Public Health at the Crossroads
September 26-28, 2007, Cragun's Conference Center, Brainerd

Featured Speakers:
      Patrick Libbey       NACCHO
      Maj. John Morris       Minnesota Army National Guard
      Janet Porter       Harvard University
      Tou Ger Xiong       Consultant, Storyteller

2006


Working Together, Making Connections
September 27-29, 2006, Cragun's Conference Center, Brainerd

Featured Speakers:
      Tony Moore        
      Gloria Lewis        
      Kevin Lee Smith        
      Diane Mandernach       Minnesota Commissioner of Health

2005


Investing in Our Future: Strong Families, Healthy Communities
September 14-16, 2005, Cragun's Conference Center, Brainerd

Featured Speakers:
      Juan C. Moreno        
      John R. Finnegan, Jr.       University of MN School of Public Health
               

2004


Leading for the Future: Change, Challenge, Opportunity

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2003


Minnesota Prepares: Protection, Partnerships, Response, Communication, Roles
In partnership with the Minnesota Rural Health Conference

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2002


Partners in Preparation: Focusing on the Public Health Partnership and Emergency Preparedness

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2001


Connecting Public Health and Healing: Better Health for All
In partnership with the Minnesota Local Public Health Association

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2000


Working Together: Seeking Solutions

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1999


A Century of Progress

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1998


Reaching Our Goals, Building Our Future

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1997


Tradition and Change: Working Together to Improve the Health of Communities

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1996


20 Years of Partnership: A Rich Heritage, a Vibrant Future

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1995


Today's Challenges, Tomorrow's Solutions: Shaping Policy and Practice

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1994


Community Health: Moving Ahead in a Competitive Environment

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1993


Public Health in a Changing World

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1992


Public Health: Healthy Investment

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1991


Translating Vision into Action: Leadership in Changing Times

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1990


Community Health: Mission and Vision

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1989


Assembling the Public Health Puzzle in the '90s

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1988


Mobilizing the Community to Promote Health

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1987


Mobilizing the Community to Promote Health

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