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.
Executive Director and Founder
Larry Cohen, MSW, is founder and Executive Director of Prevention Institute, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving community health and equity through effective primary prevention: building resilience and preventing illness, injury, and violence before they occur. Larry has helped to advance a deeper understanding of how community factors shape health…
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…
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
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…
Vice President, Public Policy and Programs
Public Health Institute
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…