National HIA Meeting 2013: Policymaker Track – HIAs at the Federal Level: Experiences with the National Prevention Council

National HIA Meeting 2013: Policymaker Track – HIAs at the Federal Level: Experiences with the National Prevention Council

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The National Prevention Council (NPC), a 20 agency body created by the Affordable Care Act, developed the National Prevention Strategy (NPS) with input from the Prevention Advisory Group, among others, to guide our nation in identifying and implementing the most effective and achievable strategies for improving American’s health and well‐being. In this session individuals connected with the NPC and NPS will describe the role of HIAs for the NPC, and how they are being used by federal agencies.

Moderator:

Jeff Levi, Trust for America’s Health, Chair of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion and Integrative and Public Health

Presentations:

Jeff Levi, Trust for America’s Health, Chair of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion and Integrative and Public Health

Brigette Ulin, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Acting Director, Office of the National Prevention Strategy

Shauna Sorrells, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Tami Thomas‐Burton, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Region 4

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