NJPHA 2016 Conference!

By | July 24, 2016

New Jersey Public Health Association Annual Conference

Topic: Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue

Friday October 14th, 2016

9am - 3pm
Venue: Hilton Garden Inn, 50 Raritan Center Parkway, Edison, NJ 08837

Focus: Gun violence and public health.  How can public health partners collaborate to reduce gun violence in New Jersey’s communities?

Learning Objectives

  • To identify three public health best practices for reducing gun violence
  • To identify three non-public health partners important to building community support for implementing gun violence prevention/ reduction initiatives
  • To list three state or national legislative initiatives to reduce gun violence

Target Audience

Public health officials/leaders/educators/professionals, law enforcement, public policy advisors/leaders, community members interested in reducing gun violence, faith leaders, school leaders


Keynote speaker:  Linda Degutis, DrPH, MSN, Director, Defense Health Horizons, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences - ‎The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine

Legislature: Senator Loretta Weinberg

Panel of experts from academia, community-based organizations, law enforcement, media, and public health

To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-jersey-public-health-association-annual-conference-tickets-27514121478

Click the link below for the agenda


"M/CHES credits pending approval"

"Public Health CEs pending approval"