Better Health in partnership with
Akron Children's Hospital and Summit County Public Health
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Summit County Public Health
1867 West Market Street, Building A | Akron, OH 44313
Health in All Strategies & Policy

EMCEE: Norman Christopher, MD
Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Akron Children’s Hospital
Ilene Shapiro
Summit County Executive
Dan Horrigan
Mayor of Akron
Moderator: Donna Skoda, Health Commissioner, Summit County Public Health
Summit County Executive Shapiro and Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan discuss how health and health equity consistently play a role in their leadership strategies for a vibrant community. From infant mortality to the opiate crisis, learn what they are doing and how they work together to address these and other challenging public health issues.

Other sessions:
  • Hub Pathways model
    Mark Redding, MD, Akron Children's Hospital

  • Opiate Taskforce
    Gerald A. Craig, Executive Director, County of Summit ADM Board

  • Use of public data and geographic information systems (GIS)
    Andrew Curtis, PhD, Co-Director, GIS Health & Hazards Lab, Kent State University; Claudia Colton, PhD, Co-Director, Center on Urban Poverty, CWRU

  • Health care workforce development
    Moderator: Aleece Caron, PhD, Sr. Medical Educator, MetroHealth; Practice Consultant, Better Health Partnership
    David W. James, MPA, Superintendent, Akron Public Schools
    Gina Weisblat, PhD, Director of Education for Service, Deans Office, Northeast Ohio Medical University
    Greta Lax, MS, Center Director, Akron Regional Interprofessional Area Health Education Center, University of Akron

  • Better Health Partnership updates
    Rita Horwitz, President & CEO, Better Health Partnership
    Thomas E. Love, PhD, Chief Data Scientist, Better Health Partnership

Supported in part by a grant from the Charles C. and Dorathea S. Dilley Fund of Akron Community Foundation.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Ohio State Medical
Association (OSMA) through the joint providership of Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron and Better Health Partnership. The Children's
Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the OSMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians
should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

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Carol Kaschube
Business and Event Coordination Manager