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Financing Public Health Infrastructure

Bipartisan Policy Center
1225 Eye St NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
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Given that Americans deserve the same level of public health protection, it is crucial that every health department across the country be proficient in a definable set of core capabilities. Join us on December 11 as BPC hosts a discussion on the importance of financing a public health infrastructure in the United States. During the event, panelists will examine the findings of a new white paper by The Public Health Leadership Forum, which was convened by RESOLVE. The paper will identify the key principles for financing state and local public health issues and the elements of a new proposed public health infrastructure fund.

The event will be webcast. 

Fireside chat: 

Jim Douglas
BPC Governors’ Council Member; Former Governor of Vermont

Martin O’Malley
Former Governor of Maryland

Anand Parekh, M.D.
BPC Chief Medical Advisor, Moderator

Panel Discussion:

Karen DeSalvo, M.D.
Professor of Medicine & Population Health, Dell Medical School, University of Texas, Austin; Former HHS Acting Assistant Secretary for Health

Paul Jarris, M.D.
Former Executive Director, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials; Former Commissioner of Health, Vermont Department of Health

Jeff Levi, Ph.D
Professor of Health Policy and Management, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University

Judith Monroe, M.D.
President and CEO, CDC Foundation; Former Indiana State Health Commissioner

Josh Sharfstein, M.D.
Vice Dean for Public Health Practice and Community Engagement, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Former Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Rebecca Adams
Health Care Editor, CQ Roll Call (Moderator)


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