Campus Alberta Health Outcomes and Public Health

Alberta’s new beginnings in public health


Part 1: "Hard Lessons Learned from COVID - the way forward for public health" keynote presented by Dr. Georges C. Benjamin  

Conference keynote Dr. Georges C. Benjamin, MD, executive director of the American Public Health Association, will present "Hard Lessons Learned from COVID - the way forward for public health".

Audience: National and open to public
Date: Monday, May 17, 2021
Time: 10 - 11 a.m. (MST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Dr. Georges C. Benjamin

Dr. Georges C. Benjamin is a well-known health policy leader, practitioner and administrator. He currently serves as the executive director of the American Public Health Association, that nation's oldest and largest organization of public health professionals. He is also a former secretary of health for the state of Maryland. 

Dr. Benjamin is a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine, a Master of the American College of Physicians, a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, a fellow emeritus of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and a member of the National Academy of Medicine. He serves on several nonprofit boards such as Research! America, the Truth Initiative, and the Reagan-Udall Foundation. He is also a former member of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council, a council that advises the President on how best to assure the security of the nation’s critical infrastructure.

Dr. Georges C. Benjamin

Part 2: Campus Alberta fireside chat with Georges Benjamin & provincial project updates

The conference will feature "Campus Alberta Fireside Chat with Georges Benjamin", "Provincial Project Updates" session featuring our colleagues and Campus Alberta Student Conference on Health (CASCH) students. Campus Alberta members will have a chance to submit questions ahead of time for Dr. Benjamin to discuss during an afternoon fireside chat. 

Agenda:
11:15 a.m. - "Campus AB Fireside Chat" with Georges Benjamin
11:45 a.m. - "What's New in Alberta Public Health Research?" panel
12:45 p.m. - Afternoon Break
1:15 p.m. - "Provincial Project Updates"
2:15 p.m. - APHA AGM & CASCH AGM
3:45 p.m. - End

Audience: Campus Alberta Members
Date: Monday, May 17, 2021
Time: 11:15 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Online via Zoom