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Countdown To NALBOH Conference in Atlanta

December 13, 2013

Originally published July 30, 2012

The National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH) will be celebrating its 20th annual conference at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta from August 8-10.  This national conference will provide board of health members, health department officials and other public health leaders with information about past public health achievements, current public health priorities and the role of governance in shaping the future of public health. In addition to three keynote addresses, the conference will feature workshops and sessions that address governance and leadership, board development, public health policy and public health priorities. 

Other conference highlights include tours of the Atlanta Beltline redevelopment project, CDC Emergency Operations Center and CDC Museum. Also, continuing education credits will be available for physicians, nurses and health educators. Veterinarian credits are pending.

Georgia will be featured in several ways at the conference, including a keynote address by Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., a welcome address by state board of health chair Gary Nelson, Ph.D., an advocacy workshop featuring a panel from Georgia (sponsored by the Emory Public Health Training Center) and a special lunch meeting for members of Georgia's  local boards of  health.
 
The conference is quickly approaching, so register today by going to www.nalboh.org.

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