PLANNING UNDERWAY NOW for the March 27, 2020 Meeting at the University of Memphis in Memphis.  Details coming February 2020

To learn more about the kind of information provided at the West Tennessee Grand Division Meeting, view the agenda for last year’s meeting below.

The West Tennessee Planning Committee is excited to invite you to attend the West Tennessee Grand Division Meeting.  The event will include interesting presentations and offers a great opportunity to network with colleagues. Please invite your co-workers and others interested in public health issues to join us.
Navigating Change to Improve Our Community’s Health: AGENDA 
Date:             Friday, May 17, 2019
Location:       Lane College, 545 Lane Avenue, Jackson, TN 38301
Time Item/Topic Presenter
8:00 – 8:30 Sign In / Registration / Breakfast
8:30 – 8:40 Welcome / Housekeeping Dr. Judy C. Martin, TPHA Vice President West TN Division
8:40 – 9:10 Keynote Address – Responding to the Opioid Epidemic: Creating a Local Opioid Response Plan in Shelby County Dr. Alisa R. Haushalter, Director, Shelby County Health Department
9:10 -10:00 West Tennessee Opioid Response David Sweat, Administrator of Infectious Diseases, Shelby County Health Department

Joseph Griffith, U.S. Department of Justice

Paula Hopper, Executive Director, Serenity Treatment Centers

Mimi Harder, Co-chair, Shelby County Prevention & Education Work Group

10:00 – 10:15 Break – Let’s Move! Health Promotions Team, Jackson-Madison County Health Department
10:15 – 11:15 West Tennessee Opioid Response – Part 2 Drug Court for Recovery, Fayette County

Quill Brabham, Community Health Program Director, Jackson-Madison County Health Department

11:15 – 11:30 Visionary Award Presentation
11:30 – 12:00 Lunch (paid registration required)
12:00 – 12:30 Poster Awards Presentations
12:30 – 1:30 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Wellness Project,  presented by Fisher Smith, Director of Campus Life, Lane College
1:30 – 2:00 Community Health Access and Navigation in Tennessee (CHANT): A Positive Change for Child-bearing Families Kimberly Lamar, MD, Deputy Director, Child Health, Family Health and Wellness, Tennessee Department of Health
2:00 – 2:15 Break – Let’s Move, led by Health Promotions Team, Jackson-Madison Co. Health Dept.
2:15-3:00 Built Environment: Effects on Health Tim King, Coordinator, Healthy Development West Tennessee

Marche Allen, Public Health Coordinator, Shelby County Health Department

3:00-3:15 Door Prizes and Closing Planning Committee

ACCREDITATIONS and CREDITS: This program provides nursing contact hours through the University of Tennessee, College of Nursing.  The University of Tennessee, College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. | CPH: This program was approved for 5.0 Certified in Public Health (CPH) continuing education credits by the University of Memphis School of Public Health, an approved provider by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. | TPHA is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.” | Continuing education credit available for other public health professionals.