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Distance Learning: Health Reform and Implications for Public Health In Georgia

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Presenter: Jeff Levi, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Levi, PhD, is Executive Director of Trust for America's Health, where he leads the organization's advocacy efforts on behalf of a modernized public health system. Dr. Levi oversees TFAH's work on a range of public health policy issues, including its annual reports assessing the nation's public health preparedness, investment in public health infrastructure, and response to chronic diseases such as obesity. Dr. Levi is also an Associate Professor at The George Washington University's Department of Health Policy, where his research has focused on HIV/AIDS, Medicaid, and integrating public health with the healthcare delivery system. He has also served as an associate editor of the American Journal of Public Health, and Deputy Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy. Dr. Levi received a BA from Oberlin College, an MA from Cornell University, and a PhD from The George Washington University.

Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation

Cost: Free

Session Description:
Passage of health reform legislation is most likely to include major investments in public health at the state and local levels and new opportunities to revamp how public health and the health care delivery system interact. This audio conference will review what is in the legislation, describe the path ahead for decision makers, and begin a discussion of how health reform can advance public health in Georgia.

Technology Requirements:

  • Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:
  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
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