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The forum takes place annually the first week of April in conjunction with National Public Health Week.

Governor Dayton has proclaimed April 2-8 Public Health Week in Minnesota: Public Health Week Proclamation (PDF).

Event Information

2018 State of Public Health Forum
Partners in Public Health Regulation

Effective regulation is a critical tool in the public health toolbox. At the sixth annual State of Public Health Forum on April 2, we talked about the many ways we work together to regulate – and to be regulated – to build healthy communities and a healthy state.

Weren't able to come in person? Watch the recording

Watch the recording of the forum on the Livestream website. The videos are broken out by session on the right side of the screen. If you need an accommodation to access this recording, please contact health.communications@state.mn.us.

Agenda

Welcome
Bonnie Brueshoff
Chair, Local Public Health Association of Minnesota
Director, Dakota County Public Health

Introduction of Commissioner Malcolm
Becky Sechrist
President, Minnesota Public Health Association
Planning Unit Supervisor, Center for Public Health Practice, Minnesota Department of Health

The State of Public Health in Minnesota
Jan Malcolm
Minnesota Health Commissioner

Audience questions for commissioner

Public Health Regulation: The Good, the Bad and the Tricky
Dr. Beth Virnig
Professor and Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs & Research
Division of Health Policy and Management
University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Partner Panel: Food Safety
Kevin Keopraseut
Health Inspector, City of Minneapolis

Kevin Kraus
Chef & Owner, Stray Dog Restaurant & Bar

Partner Panel: Long-Term & Older Adult Care
Amanda Vickstrom
Executive Director, Minnesota Elder Justice Center

Jonathan Lips
Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Affairs, LeadingAge Minnesota

Table Activity (PDF)

Final Thoughts
Dr. John Finnegan
Dean, University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Sponsors

Minnesota Department of Health

Local Public Health Association of Minnesota

Minnesota Public Health Association

University of Minnesota School of Public Health

With in-kind support from:
iDream.tv

Updated Wednesday, April 04, 2018 at 10:07AM