Sponsored by SHADAC – University of Minnesota, this session focuses on physical and mental health to improve health outcomes and ensure the well-being of our communities. It will cover a wide range of topics, from the social determinants of health to happiness and will highlight innovations in measuring and connecting and tools to support and sustain health programs and improve quality of life.

It will open with a panel on Health Surveillance and Community Wellbeing with:

  • Kelly Davila Data Haven
  • Sargis Pogosjans Public Health – Seattle & King County
  • Abigail Wozniak Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis’ Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute

And include the following presentations:

  • Health Equity and COVID 19: Tracking the Data Needed to Address Disparities (Emily Zylla, SHADAC – University of Minnesota)
  • Capacity building for health equity: Can Get Health in Canterbury and the challenges of measuring its outcomes (Beatriz Cardona – UNSW Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity and Barbara Hawkshaw )
  • Why a wellbeing focus is more important than ever to understanding the impact of COVID-19 on different groups in Aotearoa, New Zealand (Mark Turner – Stats NZ)
  • Reaching Vulnerable Communities: Cities Use the City Health Dashboard to Engage Communities and Improve Health (Samantha Breslin -NYU Grossman School of Medicine – City Health Dashboard)
  • How HRSA is Leveraging ACS and CDC Data for Small Area Estimates and Analysis (Mark Carrozza – HealthLandscape)
  • Demand for well-being indicators & expertise growing in Software & Systems Engineering (Michael Lennon- Center for Excellence in Public Leadership, George Washington University)

Event Timeslots (1)

Thursday August 6