State of Public Health Forum
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).
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.
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Chair, Local Public Health Association of Minnesota
Director, Dakota County Public Health
Introduction of Commissioner Malcolm
President, Minnesota Public Health Association
Planning Unit Supervisor, Center for Public Health Practice, Minnesota Department of Health
The State of Public Health in Minnesota
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
Health Inspector, City of Minneapolis
Chef & Owner, Stray Dog Restaurant & Bar
Partner Panel: Long-Term & Older Adult Care
Executive Director, Minnesota Elder Justice Center
Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Affairs, LeadingAge Minnesota
Dr. John Finnegan
Dean, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Minnesota Department of Health
With in-kind support from: