On April 24 at 9:30 am PDT, D4H will host a followup discussion on what is happening at the state and community level across the country to plan for stimulus funding. This Web Forum will take a closer look at the challenges and opportunities of rapidly planning for significant, meaningful improvement in the Nation's health status as an appropriate and realistic outcome of a national economic recovery strategy.

Presenters

Larry Cohen, MSW

Executive Director

Prevention Institute

Oakland, CA

Larry Cohen is founder and Executive Director of Prevention Institute, a national nonprofit that helps shape the way the country thinks about health: improving community conditions and taking action to support health, safety, and equity in the first place. Larry works with communities to address health inequities and has advanced…

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Paul Halverson, DrPH, FACHE

Director and State Health Officer

Arkansas Department of Health

Little Rock, AR

  • President-Elect, Association of State and Territorial Health Officers,

Paul Halverson, DrPH, is the Director and State Health Officer of the Arkansas Department of Health and is President-Elect, of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officers.

He has served at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as one of the National Abortion Federation’s top biomedical…

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Paul Jarris, MD, MBA

Executive Director

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Arlington, VA

Paul Jarris, MD, MBA is the Executive Director of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), the national nonprofit organization representing the state and territorial public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia.

He has served as the Commissioner…

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Moderator

Matthew Marsom

Vice President, Public Policy and Programs

Public Health Institute

Oakland, CA

As Vice President for Public Policy and Programs for the Public Health Institute (PHI), Matthew works to advance and support the public policy goals of the organization’s domestic and global health programs. He is responsible for designing and implementing strategy for monitoring and influencing public policy, legislation and regulations affecting…

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Presentation Slides