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NALBOH 2019 Annual Conference
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8/14/2019 to 8/16/2019
When: August 14-16th, 2019
Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton, Denver Downtown Convention Center
Denver, Colorado 
United States
Contact: NALBOH Office

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Full Conference Program Now Available!

NALBOH offers the only national conference that focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing boards of health in their unique governance roles. Held annually since 1992, this conference provides a forum for board of health members to learn about emerging trends and issues in public health, exchange ideas and experiences, examine their governance role, discuss strategies, and celebrate successes.

Registration Details

Registration now open!

Full Conference (Wednesday-Friday)
Register before June 30 to receive a $50 discount on the below full conference rate.
Members ........................... $450
Non-Members ................... $550

Guest Pass........................ $100

One Day Registration (Thursday or Friday)

Members ........................... $250
Non-Members ................... $350

Pre-Conference (Wednesday Only)
Members ........................... $150
Non-Members ................... $250

Make Your Hotel Reservation Today!

Rooms are available at the Embassy Suites at a special group rate of $189. Reservations can be made by calling the Hotel directly at 303-592-1000 and requesting the NALBOH Group block. You may also call the Hilton Hotels room reservation department at the toll-free number 1-800-HILTONS.

The deadline to receive this special rate is July 23, 2019.

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Special Conference Keynotes

Thursday, August 16 • 8:45-10 a.m. 
Ned Calonge, MD, MPH | President and CEO | The Colorado Trust

Dr. Calonge is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the Colorado School of Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, and an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health. Nationally, he serves as Vice Chair of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Community Preventive Services Task Force. He chairs the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Health’s Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice and serves on the National Academies’ Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity.

Friday, August 16 • 8:15-9:15 a.m.
Pamela M. Aaltonen, PhD, RN | President | American Public Health Association

 Dr. Aaltonen is the associate head of the School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Sciences at Purdue University. Her focus on public health and public health nursing is evident

in her teaching, research, and engagement.Professor Aaltonen’s primary research centers on use of information technology in the public health system. She is currently studying the implementation of e-government by local health departments. Her secondary area of research is homeland security and public health agencies. She has collaborated with Purdue’s Homeland Security Institute on issues related to public health systems and preparedness.

Friday, August 16 • 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Brian Shiozawa, MD | Region 8 Director | US Department of Health and Human Services

Dr. Brian E. Shiozawa was appointed by the President as Regional Director in Region 8 on December 2017. As Regional Director, he leads the Denver based office as the personal representative of the Secretary. Dr. Shiozawa ensures the Department maintains close contact with state, local, and tribal partners and addresses the needs of communities and individuals in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. Dr. Shiozawa is an Emergency Physician from Utah and has served two terms as a Utah State Senator, representing District 8. He was elected to office in 2012 and 2016. While serving as State Senator, Dr. Shiozawa sponsored and passed over 50 bills covering a range of health care related issues, opioid overdose,
assault, and technology. He served on the Governor’s Task Force on Health Care Reform, Chairman of the Business, Economic Development and Labor Appropriations Committee, Social Services Appropriations, and on Health and Human Services Committee. Dr. Shiozawa is a Past President of the Utah Medical Association. He also served on the Board of Trustees for St. Mark’s Hospital, was President of Emergency Physicians Group, and President of the Utah Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

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