Detailed Thursday Agenda

2011 USPHS Scientific and Training Symposium
New Orleans, Louisiana

Detailed Agenda

Thursday, 06/23/2011 

 

Track 1: Leadership Roles in Fostering Healthy Behaviors

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 
Borgne

Preventing Burnout: The Key to Effective Leadership
CDR Dwayne Buckingham, LCSW, BCD, USPHS - Clinical Social Work Supervisor, National Naval Medical Center/Department of Defense (DoD)-Tricare Management Activity (TMA)

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM 
Borgne

Service Learning: Supporting Community Health after a Hurricane
Ms. Bonnie Webster, MS, RN, BCM - Assistant Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) School of Nursing

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM 
Borgne

Reaching Immigrant Populations on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
LCDR Linda Egwim, DNP, A/GNP-BC, USPHS - Nurse Practitioner, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Council

Track 2: Leadership to Improve Emergency Response Infrastructure and Capabilities

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 
Bayside A

2010 Haiti Earthquake Mission: Exploring the Cross-Category, Cross-Cultural Impact of U.S. Public Health Service Officers
CDR Gettie Audain, MPH, RN, USPHS - Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HIV/AIDS Bureau

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM 
Bayside A

Strengthening Emergency Response: Development of Standard Operating Procedures for Use in Federal Medical Stations
CAPT Holly Williams, USPHS - Nurse Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM 
Bayside A

Assessment of Public Health Threat by Damaged Residential On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems in Eastern Kentucky after Severe Flooding
LTJG Steven Tidwell, EI, USPHS - Environmental Engineer, Indian Health Service

Track 3: Leading Innovations and Improvements in Health Communication and Literacy

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 
Bayside C

Health Literacy Materials for Educational Use
Valerie Ubbes, PhD, CHES - Associate Professor, Miami University

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM 
Bayside C

Transforming Access to Behavioral Health Information
LCDR Michael Ahmadi, MPH, CHES, USPHS - Program Management Officer, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Track 4: Essential Leadership for Public Health: Prevention of Disease and Disability

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 
Maurepas

Tuberculosis Among International Travelers
CAPT William Jackson, MD, PhD, MSPH, MA, USPHS - Medical Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 
Maurepas

Increasing Awareness of Leprosy in the United States
Dr. David Scollard, M.D., Ph.D. - Chief, Clinical Branch, National Hansen's Disease Programs

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM 
Maurepas

Human Trafficking and Public Health
Dr. Patricia Crane, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC - Assistant Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM 
Maurepas

Hepatitis C Treatment in Prison Settings
CDR William Resto-Rivera, MD, USPHS - Medical Officer, Bureau of Prisons

Track 5: Leadership in the Field of Mental and Behavioral Health

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 
Grand Chenier

Comfort in Chaos: Ethics of Mass Mental Health Treatment
CDR Robin Lewis, USPHS - Director SARP Charleston, Department of Defense (DoD)

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM 
Grand Chenier

Evidence-Based Care
LT Seth Green, PhD, USPHS
LT Andrew Lloyd, PhD, USPHS
CDR Dennis Slate, PsyD, USPHS
LCDR Rick Schobitz, PhD, USPHS - Psychologist, Brooke Army Medical Center

Thursday Plenary

12:15 PM - 01:30 PM 
Grand Ballroom A

Closing Luncheon Keynote: Physical Activity: How Much Does It Matter? It Matters in Children
Melinda Sothern, PhD, CEP - Professor and Jim Finks Endowed Chair of Health Promotion, Behavioral and Community Health Science, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center

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