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Prevention Institute E-alert: October 26, 2016

Join us at panel discussions, a book signing, a reception, and more

We’re looking forward to seeing colleagues new and old at the annual APHA conference in Denver this coming weekend. Prevention Institute and its staff are hosting and participating in several panel discussions, a book signing, a reception, and more, as outlined below. You can find information about Prevention Institute at our booth #1326 in the exhibit hall.

Sunday, October 30

Larry Cohen’s Prevention Diaries Book Signing 

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM 

Location: Exhibit Hall, Booth 1800, APHA Press/Everything APHA

Monday, October 31 

Larry Cohen talk: Innovations to Reduce Chronic Disease and Injury: Improving Environments through Policy & System Changes

Part of SOPHE session: CDC 6/18 Initiative: Making the Case for Health Education Specialists as an Integral Component of Value-Based Care

Larry’s talk: 8:50AM – 9:10AM. Full session: 8:30AM – 10:00AM

Location: Colorado Convention Center - 112

Rachel Davis talk: Addressing the Links among Multiple Forms of Violence: A Focus on Safety from Cradle to Community

Part of a panel session moderated by Sheila Savannah, Cradle to Community: Connecting the Dots among Multiple Forms of Violence

Rachel’s talk: 11:10AM – 11:30AM. Full session: 10:30AM – 12:00PM

Location: Colorado Convention Center - 303

Sheila Savannah hosts panel discussion on Making Connections Among Men and Boys: Understanding and Addressing Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Location: Colorado Convention Center - 506

Reception: Prevention Institute’s Making Connections for Mental Health and Wellbeing. All PI staff at APHA in attendance, along with Movember representatives and community partners

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Colorado Convention Center – Mile High Ballroom 2A

Wednesday, November 2

Rachel Davis talk: Shifting the Discourse towards Prevention: An Analysis of Community Violence in California News Coverage

Part of panel session: Media News Coverage of Health and Risk

Rachel’s talk: 8:30 – 8:45AM. Full session 8:30AM – 10:00AM

Location: Colorado Convention Center - 106

Rachel Davis talk: Countering the Production of Health Inequity: An Emerging Systems Framework to Achieve an Equitable Culture of Health

Part of panel session: Reframing Health Equity: New Opportunities for Research and Action

Rachel’s talk: 1:00 – 1:15PM. Full session, 12:30 PM – 2:00PM

Location: Colorado Convention Center – Mile High Ballroom 2A

Visit Prevention Institute booth #1326 at APHA conference!

We’ll have information about Prevention Diaries, Larry Cohen’s upcoming book, as well as other materials from Prevention Institute. Come see us at Booth #1326!

Landscape report guides development of Making Connections initiative

Making Connections for Mental Health and Wellbeing Among Men and Boys in the U.S. details challenges to, and opportunities for, achieving mental wellbeing for boys and men.

PI journal article outlines prevention's role in transforming health 

In a journal article in Health Education & Behavior, PI’s Larry Cohen emphasizes the extraordinary value of strategies that keep people from getting sick or injured in the first place, including how prevention can improve health, save lives, and save money.

Preventing community trauma and building resilience

Our report offers a groundbreaking framework to heal and prevent trauma at a community level, using strategies elicited from those living in the most affected areas.

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