Registration Form - New York State Public Health Association

New York State Public Health Association
2015 Annual Meeting and Conference
“Creating Healthy Places”
April 23 – 24, 2015
The Sagamore Resort
Bolton Landing, NY
Conference Registration
New York State Public Health Association
2015 Annual Meeting and Conference
Join NYSPHA for our 65th Annual Meeting and Conference
Please save the date and join us for a leading edge, two-day public health conference on
Thursday, April 23rd and Friday, April 24th, 2015.
The annual meeting will offer scientific sessions in a variety of formats including large plenary
sessions and smaller concurrent sessions. Sessions will focus on issues and topics relevant to this
year’s theme of “Creating Healthy Places.”
This conference is designed for public health educators, academic staff, county health
officials and employees, students, medical and dental practitioners, state health employees
and others in the field of public health, education and medical care. We welcome all
individuals and organizations who share a common interest of promoting and protecting the
public’s health.
Breakout workshops, pre-conference workshop information and plenary session speakers will be
announced soon.
Register Today
Use the accompanying form to register via the US Postal Service or register online at
www.nyspha.org
Continuing Education
The 2015 Annual Meeting is currently under review for continuing education hours for 10 CHES
entry-level credits, 6 MCHES advanced level credits, and 10 CPH credits. Full credits are based on
attendance at both the pre-conference workshop and annual meeting.
Partial credits may be available for individual events. Additional details coming soon.
Professionals seeking continuing education credits not listed above will be provided a completion
certificate upon request for self-submission.
New York State Public Health Association
2015 Annual Meeting and Conference
Hotel Information
All events will take place at The Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing, New York. A block of rooms
has been reserved for Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 and Thursday, April 23rd, 2015. Please call
1-866- 385-6221 to reserve a room by March 23rd under the group promo code NYSPHA0415 for a
group rate of $99/night for standard rooms or $199/night for suites. Discounted rates are subject to
a taxed resort fee of $10 per room per day. Find out more information about The Sagamore Resort
at www.thesagamore.com.
Transfer/Cancellation Policy
If you registered for the conference and cannot attend, you may transfer your registration to
another person. All transfer/cancellation requests must be submitted in writing and received by
NYSPHA no later than April 18th, 2015. Please submit your request via email to [email protected]
 Cancellations received on or before April 18th, 2015 will be refunded less a $10
administrative fee.
 Cancellations received April 19th, 2015 or later are not refundable.
 Space at each event is limited - no-shows will be charged the full registration fee.
Important Information
Nearest Airport- The Sagamore is located on Lake George at 110 Sagamore Road, Bolton
Landing, New York 12814. The resort is accessible by air to Albany International Airport, by Amtrak
from New York and Montreal, and by automobile via Interstate 87 (the Northway). The Sagamore is
within a short drive of most Mid-Atlantic, New England, Quebec and Ontario Province metropolitan
areas. For additional information visit: http://www.thesagamore.com/directions/
Hotel Parking- Parking is free at the Sagamore Resort.
Food & Beverage- Lunch and coffee breaks are included with your registration fee. The
Sagamore’s chef has designed a menu to meet the “Healthy Meeting Guidelines” recommended by
the New York State Department of Health. Gluten-free options will also be available.
Conference Attire- Please keep in mind that meeting room temperatures vary. You may want to
bring a jacket or sweater to all sessions.
Payment Information- Registration fees may be paid via credit card (via PayPal) online only or
offline via check or purchase order. Registration on-site is available but telephone confirmation is
recommended as space is limited.
Exhibit- Become an Exhibitor at the 2015 Annual Meeting. Email [email protected] for more
information or download a sponsor/exhibitor packet at www.nyspha.org.
Event and Registration Questions- Contact us with any questions by phone or email:
Tel: (518) 427-5835 Email: [email protected]
New York State Public Health Association
2015 Annual Meeting and Conference
2015 NYSPHA Annual Meeting & Conference
Agenda
Thursday, April 23, 2015
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Pre-Conference Session:
Public Health in the Age of Health Care Reform: Improving Population Health
Through Traditional and Non-Traditional Opportunities
Presented by:
Richard Hamburg, Deputy Director at Trust for America’s Health
PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THE PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP IS
A SEPARATE FEE. Registration includes program, materials, lunch and continuing
education credits.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
12:30 – 1:00 PM
Registration/Check-in
Student Posters Presented
Welcome: Michael Seserman, MPH, RD, NYSPHA President
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Plenary Session:
Sharing Stories from Local Health Departments and Hospitals Around the NYS
Prevention Agenda
Presented by:
Priti Irani, New York State Department of Health
Silvia Pirani, New York State Department of Health
2:30 – 3:00 PM
Exhibits, Posters & Networking
Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose 1)
Breakout A:
Impacts of Increased Breastfeeding Rates & Tools to Support Nursing Mothers
Returning to Work
3:00 – 4:00 PM
Presented by:
Lorelei Michels, Dr. Lorelei's Healthy Beginnings - Breastfeeding Medicine
Nicole Cunningham, New York State Department of Health
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Breakout B:
Clearing the Air: Addressing the Challenges to Adopting Smoke-Free Policies
in Public Housing
Presented by: Jeanie Orr, Capital District Tobacco-Free Coalition
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2015 Annual Meeting and Conference
Breakout C:
How Should School Health Professionals and Public Health Connect?
Presented by:
Janice McPhee, Ballston Spa Central School District
Lindsay Armbruster, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central Schools
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Reception & Awards (included with Annual Meeting registration)
7:30 – 9:00 PM
(Dinner on your own)
Networking Event
Friday, April 24, 2015
8:00 – 8:30 AM
Registration & Coffee/Tea Networking
8:30 – 9:00 AM
Welcome & NYS Advocacy Updates, Priorities and ChangesMichael Seserman, MPH, RD, NYSPHA President
Heather Morgan, NYSPHA Vice President
Lee Livermore, Member Services Chair
Tammie Kheocha-on, Policy and Advocacy Chair
9:00 – 10:00 AM
Hot Issue in NYS: Emerging Drugs of Abuse and Preventing Adolescent
Addiction Through School-Based Health Centers
Michele Caliva, Upstate NY Poison Center
Brett Harris, NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
10:00 –10:30 AM
Exhibits & Networking
Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose 1)
Breakout D: 3 Roundtable Discussions
 Leveraging Worksite Wellness Policies, Programs and Environmental
Changes: Healthy Syracuse’s Strategy & Partnerships for Reaching
Across Employers
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Presented by:
Nancy H. Smith, NHSmith Consulting
Kenneth Foresti, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Michael DiGiovanni, American Heart Association
Cheryl Pusztai, YMCA of Greater Syracuse, Downtown & Southwest YMCA
Branch

Farm to Preschool NY: Using Produce to Grow a Healthier Home
Presented by:
Lynn S. Edmunds, New York State Department of Health
Judith Ellis, New York State Dept. of Health, Child and Adult Care Food Program
Darlene Yule, Capital District Child Care Council
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
Dynamic Community Mobilization: Utilizing Coalition Building and
Grassroots Mobilization to Improve Community Health in Onondaga
County
Presented by:
Roberto Martinez, The Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs
Rebecca Shultz, Onondaga County Health Department
Lisa GreenMills, Onondaga County Health Department
Thomas H. Dennison, Syracuse University
Indu Gupta, Onondaga County Health Department
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Breakout E:
“What Did the Doctor Say?” Understanding Health Literacy and its Impact on
Health Outcomes
Presented by:
Anne Little, Asthma Coalition of Long Island
Claudia Guglielmo, Asthma Coalition of Queens
Luncheon (provided) 11:30-12:00
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
1:00 – 1:15 PM
Keynote- Heather White, Environmental Working Group
Introduction by Denise Tahara, New York Medical College & Mary McBride, Pratt
Institute
Exhibits & Networking Break
Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose 1)
Breakout F:
20 Years of Worksite Wellness: One Local Health Department’s Journey and
Lessons Learned Along the Way
1:15 – 2:15 PM
Presented by:
Kristine Boyle, Putnam County Department of Health
Allen Beals, Putnam County Department of Health
Barbara Ilardi, Putnam County Department of Health
Erin Ray Pascaretti, Putnam County Department of Health
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Breakout G:
A Multi-Sector Approach to Rural Health: Involving the Community to Support
5-2-1-0
Presented by:
Lynae Wyckoff, Bassett Healthcare Network Research Institute
Christine Burrington, Bassett Healthcare Network Research Institute
Tom Hohensee, Bassett Healthcare Network Research Institute
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2015 Annual Meeting and Conference
2:15 – 2:30 PM
Networking Break
Concurrent Breakout Sessions (Choose 1)
Breakout H:
Worksite Wellness: Implementation of Successful Fruit and Vegetables Access
Strategies
Presented by:
Melissa Jacobson, Rockland County Department of Health
Melanie Shefchik, Montclair State University
2:30 – 3:30 PM
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Breakout I:
Creating Healthy Places: Connecting Community Resources to Accomplish
Population Heath Initiatives
Presented by: Meg Parker, Essex County Public Health
3:30 PM
Safe Home
For more information or to register, visit www.NYSPHA.org
New York State Public Health Association
2015 Annual Meeting and Conference
Registration Form
Registration may also be completed online at http://www.NYSPHA.org
Name:_______________________________________________________
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Address: _____________________________________________________
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Do you have a NYSPHA membership through April 24, 2015? ___________
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Pre-Conference Session- 9 AM- 12 PM April 23, 2015 (includes lunch)
Public Health in the Age of Health Care Reform: Improving Population Health Through
Traditional and Non-Traditional Opportunities
NYSPHA Member…………………………………………......……….$65
$_______
Non-Member …………………………………………………….........$80
Annual Meeting- April 23-24, 2015 (includes lunch and reception)
$_______
Early Bird (before 1/30/15): NYSPHA Member…..…....$125
NYSPHA Member……………………………………………......……$140
$_______
NYSPHA Student Member………………………………......……$75
Early Bird (before 1/30/15): Non-NYSPHA Member...$160
Non-NYSPHA Member…………………………………….....…...$175
Non-NYSPHA Student Member……………………......………$90
Join NYSPHA Now or Renew Your Membership
$_______
Student Membership………………………………………..........$25
Reduced Income Membership ………………………….........$40
Individual Membership ……………………………….…..........$75
Organizational Membership…………………………….......…$250
Total Due $
Please mail completed registration form and payment of check (payable to NYSPHA)
or purchase order to:
NYSPHA, PO Box 38127, Albany, NY 12203
Questions? Call or email us at (518) 427-5835 or [email protected]ha.org