The Healthiest Tennessee: Enduring Accomplishments that Matter for Our Future

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CONFERENCE AT-A-GLANCE 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Board of Directors &
Committee Chairs Meeting

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018

9:00 am – 4:00 pm Conference Registration | Hallway
9:45 am – 10:30 am TPHA New Member Orientation | Franklin
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Exhibits | Salons 1-4
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Poster Session A | Hallway
2:00 pm – 5:30 pm Silent Auction | Arabian
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Opening Ceremony | Ballroom
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm President’s Welcome and Program Overview | Ballroom
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Keynote Speaker (Austin Eubanks) | Ballroom
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Concurrent Workshops

WORKSHOP 1.1 | Meeting Room 1

  • Tennessee Contributions to Communicable Disease Prevention and Control
  • William Schaffner, MD, Professor of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

WORKSHOP 1.2 | Meeting Room 2

  • Gun Sense and Advocacy to Reform Law and Save Lives
  • Linda McFadyen-Ketchum, Volunteer Campaign Lead, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
  • Beth Joslin Roth, Executive Director, The Safe Tennessee Project, Co-founder, The Children’s Firearm Safety Alliance

WORKSHOP 1.3 | Franklin

  • Community Water Fluoridation: From Discovery to Today
    Johnny Johnson, Jr., DMD, MS, President, American Flouridation Society

WORKSHOP 1.4 | Williamson

  • Human Trafficking as a Public Health Crisis
  • Jonathan Scoonover, MPH, President Emeritus, Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking

WORKSHOP 1.5 | Clydesdale

  • Learning Lab: Virtual Reality and Prevention Resources to Solve National
    Health Issues
  • Kevin Liska, iCube Executive Director, Tennessee Tech University
    Amanda Powell, iCube Virtual Reality Producer, Tennessee Tech University

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm Concurrent Workshops

WORKSHOP 2.6 | Meeting Room 1

  • Mindfulness as a Vehicle to Reduce Stress
  • Jennifer M. Jabson, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Public Health,
    University of Tennessee

WORKSHOP 2.7 | Meeting Room 2

  • Carol Etherington, RN, MSN, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing, Emerita, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health

WORKSHOP 2.8 | Franklin

  • Coordinate School Health and School Nursing Role
  • Christie Watson, State School Nurse Consultant
    Melisa Fuhrmeister, Coordinated School Health
    Tennessee Department of Education

WORKSHOP 2.9 | Williamson

  • Solace, Security All in a Day’s Work for UT Medical Center’s K9 Force W
  • Keith Neeley, FACHE, Vice President of Facility Operations,
    University of Tennessee Medical Center

WORKSHOP 2.10 | Clydesdale

  • TPHA Academic Section Business Meeting

4:45 pm – 5:30 pm TPHA Business Meeting | Meeting Room 2
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Section Meetings

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

7:30 am – 3:00 pm Exhibits | Salon 1-4
7:30 am – 4:00 pm Conference Registration
8:00 am – 2:00 pm Poster Session B
7:30 am – 8:30 am Coffee & Tea | Hallway
8:30 am – 9:30 am Plenary Session | Ballroom

  • Accomplishments that Matter – APHA, Affiliates responding to and Shaping
    Public Health
  • Joseph Telfair, DrPH, MPH, MSW,
    President, American Public Health Association


9:30 am – 9:45 am Break
9:15 am – 5:30 pm Silent Auction | Arabian
9:45 am – 10:45 am Concurrent Workshops

WORKSHOP 3.11 | Meeting Room 1

  • Local Food Systems and Public Health: Opportunities for Collaboration
  • Charlotte Tolley, Executive Director, Nourish Knoxville
  • Greer Gill, Ag Marketing Consultant, Tennessee Department of Agriculture

WORKSHOP 3.12 | Meeting Room 2

  • Carolyn Wester, MD, Medical Director, HIV, STD, and Hepatitis Surveillance and Prevention, Tennessee Department of Health
  • Thomas Gooch, Street Works

WORKSHOP 3.13 | Franklin

  • Understanding Vulnerabilities and Impacts of Climate and Severe Weather on Human Health
  • Kristina Weis Kintziger, PhD. MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, University of Tennessee

WORKSHOP 3.14 | Williamson

  • The Opioid Epidemic and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Stephen Patrick, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP, Director, Vanderbilt Center forChild Health Policy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

10:45 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am  – 12:00 pm                  Awards Luncheon  | Ballroom
12:00 pm  – 12:30pm              Awards Ceremony | Ballroom
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm COMMISSIONER’S ADDRESS | Ballroom

  • Enduring Accomplishments and Opportunities Ahead
  • John J. Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Commissioner,
    Tennessee Department of Health
  • David Reagan, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer,
    Tennessee Department of Health
  • Michael Warren, MD, MPH, FAAP, Deputy Commissioner for
    Population Health, Tennessee Department of Health
  • Carl Mallory, Deputy Commissioner of Operations,
    Tennessee Department of Health
  • Valerie Nagoshiner, Chief of Staff, Tennessee Department of Health

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Activity Break  | Ballroom

  • LaShan Mathews Dixon, BS, GCHCM, GCG, MS, Assistant Public Health
    Director, Rutherford County, Tennessee Department of Health
  • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Learning Lab

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Concurrent Workshops

WORKSHOP 4.16 | Meeting Room 1

  • Addressing Health Literacy and Health Communication in Individual
    and Population Health
  • Russell Rothman, MD, MPP, Professor of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics,
    and Health Policy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

WORKSHOP 4.17 | Meeting Room 2

  • Updates from Tennessee Center of Excellence for Children
    in State Custody
  • Michele Moser, PhD, Director, East Tennessee State University,
    Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody
  • Krisitn Dean, PhD, Director, University of Tennessee Graduate School
    of Medicine, Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody
  • Melissa Hoffman, PhD, Director, University of Tennessee Health Science
    Center, Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody
  • Jon Ebert, PsyD, Vanderbilt Center of Excellence
    for Children in State Custody

WORKSHOP 4.18 | Franklin

  • Top 5 Posters – Oral Presentations

WORKSHOP 4.19 | Williamson

  • Suicide Prevention Resources for Public Health Professionals
    Terrance R. Love, MS, Injury Prevention Manager, Tennessee Department of Health
  • Scott Ridgway, MS, Executive Director, Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network
  • Janet Watkins, Director of Training, Tennessee Advancing Wellness and Resliency in Eduction, Tennessee Department of Education

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Concurrent Workshops

WORKSHOP 5.21 | Meeting Room 1

  • The Epidemic of Black Lung Among Appalachian Coal Miners
  • David Blackley, Dr PH, Research Epidemiologist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WORKSHOP 5.22 | Meeting Room 2

  • Whatr in the OuTbre@k is happening around here?
  • Tim Jones, MD, State Epidemiologist, Tennessee Department of Helath
  • Matthew Portel, M.Ed, Principal, Fall-Hamilton Elementary, Metro Nashville Public Schools.

WORKSHOP 5.23 | Franklin

  • Trauma-Informed Practices: One School’s Paradigm Shift
  • Theresa Hook, RN, School Nurse, Metro Public Health Department

WORKSHOP 5.24 | Williamson

  • Using Medication-Assisted Treatment to Combat the Opioid Pandemic
  • Wesley Geminn, PharmD, BCPP, Chief Pharmacist and State Opioid
    Treatment Authority, Tennessee Department of Mental Health and
    Substance Abuse Services

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Break
4:30 pm—5:45 pm Student Section/Networking | Franklin
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm President’s Reception | Ballroom
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Songwriters in the Round | Ballroom
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Denim & Diamonds Fun & Fitness | Ballroom

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018

7:30 am – 8:30 am Coffee & Tea | Hallway
8:00 am – 9:00 am Pick up Silent Auction items
8:30 am – 9:30 am Concurrent Workshops

WORKSHOP 6.26 | Meeting Room 1

  • Tennessee’s HPV Cancer Free Coalition: Joining Forces to Move the Needle on Preventing HPV-Related Cancers
  • Kelly L. Moore, MD, MPH, Director, Tennessee Immunization Program, Tennessee Department of Health
  • Pamela Hull, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Linda McClure, MSN, Regional Primary Care Director, Northeast Tennessee Regional Health Office, Tennessee Department of Health

WORKSHOP 6.27 | Meeting Room 2

  • Household Air Pollution and Respiratory Health: Opportunities for Intervention
  • Mildred Maisonet, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, East Tennessee State University
  • Ying Lee, PhD, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health, East Tennessee State University

WORKSHOP 6.28 | Franklin

  • Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, Professor of Pediatrics, Division Chief of General Pediatrics, Director of Pediatric Obesity Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Joani Jack, MD, FAAP, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Erlanger Children’s Hospital

WORKSHOP 6.29 | Williamson

  • Volunteer to Save a Life: Tennessee Overdose and Naloxone Education for
    the Layperson
  • Sarah T. Melton, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP, CGP, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, East Tennessee State UniversityDavid Kirschke, MD, Medical Director, Northeast Regional Health Office,
    Tennessee Department of Health

9:30 am – 10:00 am Break
10:00 am – 11:00 am Plenary Session | Ballroom

  • The Epidemiology and Promise of Flourishing for Children, Youth and Families
  • Christina D. Bethell, PhD, MBA, MPH, Professor, Director, Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Johns Hopkins University


11:00 am – 11:30 am Spirit Stick Presentation, Door Prizes, & Closing Remarks | Ballroom