New Jersey Health Initiatives - A Better State of Health
A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Program
Building a Culture of Health in NJ: Advancing the Population Health Agenda Conference
November 30, 2016

Building a Culture of Health in NJ: Advancing the Population Health Agenda aims to explore how New Jersey can create changes that will surround families and children in every community with opportunities to make healthy choices. Early Care/ Health Educators, Parents, School Nurses, Local Health Departments, and Wellness Councils are all encouraged to attend.

This one-day conference aims to recognize policies and opportunities to promote healthy communities and lifestyles. Dr. Maya Rockeymoore, President of the Center for Global Policy Solutions, delivers the day’s keynote address. The conference agenda also includes remarks by Cathleen Bennett, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Health.

New Jersey Health Initiatives is a sponsor of Building a Culture of Health in NJ: Advancing the Population Health Agenda, and presents the morning panel “Engaging Youth – Our Next Generation of Civic Leaders.”  NJHI Deputy Director of Programs, Diane Hagerman, moderates as community providers and leaders in Bridgeton, NJ, share how they have successfully engaged youth in building a healthier community while advancing their leadership potential. Panelists include Mayor Albert Kelly, City of Bridgeton, and President /CEO of Gateway Community Action Partnership; Dr. Daniel Hart, Distinguished Professor of Childhood Studies and Psychology, Rutgers University; and NJHI Director Bob Atkins.

Registration for Building a Culture of Health in NJ: Advancing the Population Health Agenda is $55-$100 per person. The conference begins at 9:00 am and concludes at 3:00 pm. Click here to register