Agenda at a Glance

Tuesday, December 1                                                  

12:00 – 12:45                 Registration

12:45 – 1:00                   Welcome & Opening Remarks

1:00 – 2:15                     Opening Keynote Address
                                                      10-20 Years of Extra Life- The Choice is Yours

                                                      Steven Aldana, PhD

2:15 – 2:45                     Break
                                                      Visit Exhibits

2:45 – 4:00                     Concurrent Sessions

                                                      Concurrent Session 1

                                                      Efforts to Impact Child/Youth Obesity
                                                      Joseph Donnelley, EdD 
                                                      Center for Physical Activity, Nutrition and Weight Management
                                                      University of Kansas
                                                      Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

                                                      Russell R. Pate, PhD
                                                      Vice Provost for Health Services
                                                      University of South Carolina
                                                      Concurrent Session 2

                                                      Producing Local Foods- Increasing Access through Urban Agriculture
                                                      Rhonda R. Janke, PhD
                                                      Associate Professor and Extension Specialist
                                                      Kansas State University

                                                      Katherine Kelly
                                                      Executive Director
                                                      Kansas City Center for Urban Agriculture

                                                      Concurrent Session 3

                                                      Competencies for Chronic Disease Practice

                                                      Marcia Noble, BSN, MN
                                                      Director of Professional Development
                                                      National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

                                                      Concurrent Session 4
                                                      Health Information Technology / Health Information Exchange

                                                       Jen Brull, MD
                                                       Kansas Academy of Family Physicians
                                                       Joe Brisson, Principal
                                                       HIT Associates

                                                       Matt Hodes

                                                       Concurrent Session 5
                                                       Physical Activity
                                                        Capital City Wellness Project- Promoting Physical Activity & Health Eating                                                         Where You Work
                                                        Jennifer Church, MS, RD, PAPHS
                                                        Manager, Physical Activity & Nutrition
                                                        Kansas Department of Health and Environment

                                                        To Drive or Not to Drive: What Influences Walking & Cycling to Work?
                                                        Andrew T. Kaczynski, PhD
                                                        Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology
                                                        Kansas State University
                                                        Factors Influencing Awareness & Use of Parks for Physical Activity
                                                        Andrew T. Kaczynski, PhD
                                                        Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology
                                                        Kansas State University

                                                        A Replicable Model for Building Healthy Communities: Collaborating to
                                                        Drive Change

                                                        Sara Palermo, MBA
                                                        Vice President
                                                        Mid-America Coalition on Health Care

4:00 – 5:00                     Afternoon Plenary
                                                      Ann Albright, PhD, RD
                                                      Division of Diabetes Translation
                                                      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wednesday, December 2                                                    

6:00- 6:45                       Yoga For life- Led by the Topeka Downtown YMCA

7:00 – 8:00                     Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30                     Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:30 – 9:15                     Opening Keynote Address

                                                      Janet Collins, PhD
                                                      National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
                                                      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

9:30 – 11:00                   Roundtable Presentations

                                                      Reserved for Selected Roundtable Abstract Submissions

9:30 – 11:00                   Concurrent Sessions

                                                      Concurrent Session 6

                                                      The Medical Home Concept
                                                      Daniel Gottovi, MD
                                                      Medical Consultant & Clinician
                                                      North Carolina
                                                      Jan Norman, RD, CDE
                                                      Chronic Disease Prevention Unit
                                                      Washington State Department of Health

                                                      Barbara Langner, PhD
                                                      Acting Medicaid Director
                                                      Director of Policy
                                                      Kansas Health Policy Authority
11:00 – 11:30                 Break
                                                      Visit Exhibits and Posters

11:30 – 1:30                   Lunch & Afternoon Keynote Addresses

                                                      Wayne Gretzky and the Future of Public Health

                                                      James S. Marks, MD, MPH
                                                      Senior Vice President/Director
                                                      Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

1:30 – 2:30                     Panel Discussion

                                                      Health Reform in Kansas and the Challenges that Lie Ahead

                                                      Invited Legislators
2:45 – 4:00                     Concurrent Sessions

                                                      Concurrent Session 7

                                                      Population Level Evidenced-Based Obesity Prevention
                                                      Ross Brownson, PhD
                                                      Professor & Co-Director of the Prevention Research Center
                                                      Washington University- St. Louis
                                                      Concurrent Session 8
                                                      Effective Community Design & Planning

                                                      Stephen Hardy, AICP
                                                      BNIM Architects

                                                      Concurrent Session 9

                                                      Social Marketing

                                                      Carol Bryant, PhD
                                                      Co-Director of the Florida Prevention Research Center
                                                      University of South Florida College of Public Health

                                                      Concurrent Session 10

                                                      Chronic Diseases

                                                      Diabetes Risk Assessment through the Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance
                                                      System (BRFSS)

                                                      Eric Cook-Wiens, MPH
                                                      Kansas Department of Health & Environment

                                                      Impact of Acculturation & Immigration on Coronary Artery Disease in
                                                      South Asian Immigrants

                                                      Sunita Dodani, MD, PhD
                                                      Director and Associate Professor
                                                      Center for Outcomes Research & Education

                                                      University of Kansas School of Medicine

                                                      Interactive Diabetes Self Management Training/Education Lowers A1C
                                                      Debbie Hinnen, ARNP, BC-ADM, CDE
                                                      Clinical Nurse Specialist and Education Coordinator
                                                      Mid-America Diabetes Association

                                                      Concurrent Session 11

                                                      Behavior & Treatment
                                                      Healthcare Provider Attitudes towards Counseling Diverse Patient
                                                      Populations for Preventative Health

                                                      Elizabeth Fallon, PhD
                                                      Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
                                                      Prevalence & Treatment of Anxiety & Depression among Adult Kansans in
                                                      the 2008 Kansas BRFSS

                                                      Nimisha Bhakta, MPH
                                                      Manager/Epidemiologist - BRFSS/Health Risk Studies
                                                      Kansas Department of Health & Environment

                                                      Health Information Seeking Behaviors among Residents of a Multiethnic,
                                                      Underserved, Urban

                                                      Mugur V. Geana, MD, PhD
                                                      Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication
                                                      University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass

                                                      Referral & Treatment for Tobacco Dependence among Hospitalized

                                                      Babalola Faseru, MD, MPH
                                                      Research Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine & Public

                                                      University of Kansas School of Medicine

4:00- 4:15                       Break
                                                      Visit Exhibits & Posters

4:15 – 5:15                     Afternoon Plenary
                                                      Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Conundrum of Sudden Cardiac Death

                                                      Barry Franklin, PhD
                                                      Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Laboratories
                                                      William Beaumont Hospital

5:15- 5:30                       Closing Remarks

Thursday, December 3                                                

6:00 – 6:45                     Cardio, Strength and Stretch- Led by the Topeka Downtown YMCA

7:00 – 8:00                     Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15                     Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:15 – 8:45                     Honorary Co-Chair Address

                                                      Bill Self (Invited)
                                                      Founder- Bill Self's Assists Foundation
                                                      University of Kansas

                                                      Bill Snyder (Invited)
                                                      Head Football Coach
                                                      Kansas State University

8:45 – 9:45                     Morning Plenary
                                                      David Robbins, MD
                                                      Midwest Diabetes Coalition
                                                      University of Kansas School of Medicine- Kansas City

9:45 – 10:45                   Morning Plenary                     

                                                      Prevention for Everyone:  Unleashing Low Cost Prevention for Population

                                                      Dennis D. Embry, PhD
                                                      PAXIS Institute

10:45 – 11:00                 Break

11:00 – 12:00                 Closing Keynote

                                                A Healthier Nation:  HHS Initiatives to Promote Health and Prevent Disease

                                                Dora L. Hughes, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P.
                                                Counselor for Science and Public Health
                                                Office of the Secretary
                                                Department of Health and Human Services

12:00 – 12:15                 Closing Remarks