Building Healthy Cities: Boston and Beyond

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Instructional Building
72 East Concord Street
Hiebert Lounge

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Live-Streaming Available During Event

 

Boston University School of Public Health and GE healthymagination have partnered to bring together leaders in health across private and public sectors to explore new approaches for creating healthier cities. Contextualized in Boston, but taking a global perspective on population health, the day will explore how cities, through innovative leadership and data ecosystems, can be a model for generating healthy populations. The day will include presentations and conversations with US and international thought leaders in health from corporations, government, foundations, academia, and civil society.

PANEL DISCUSSION I: Developing a Shared Vision for Healthy Cities: Looking Beyond Health Care to Generate Shared Accountability

PANEL DISCUSSION II: Understanding Needs of a Population: Building the Right Data Ecosystems and Infrastructure for Population Health

FIRESIDE CHAT: What Does the Future Hold for Urban Informatics?

PANEL DISCUSSION III: Empowering Communities: Lessons from the Field on Spurring Action, Developing Capabilities, and Sustaining Impact

Afternoon Keynote and Closing Remarks

Agenda

8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Breakfast and Informal Greetings

9 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
OPENING SESSION: Welcome and Opening Remarks

Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health

Sue Siegel, CEO, GE Ventures & healthymagination


9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Monica Valdes LupiExecutive Director, Boston Public Health Commission


9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
COFFEE CONVERSATION: On Population Health in the Service of the Public

Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health

Sue Siegel, CEO, GE Ventures & healthymagination

Monica Valdes LupiExecutive Director, Boston Public Health Commission


10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Break

10:10 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
PANEL DISCUSSION I: Developing a Shared Vision for Healthy Cities: Looking Beyond Health Care to Generate Shared Accountability

Bechara Choucair, Senior Vice President and Chief Community Health Officer, Kaiser Permanente

Karen Hein, Former President, William T. Grant Foundation, and Adjunct Professor, Community and Family Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College

George J. Isham, Senior Advisor, HealthPartners, and Senior Fellow, HealthPartners Institute

Dariush Mozaffarian, Dean and Jean Mayer Professor of Nutrition and Medicine, Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Elizabeth Mitchell (Moderator), President and CEO, Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement


11:10 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
Break

11:25 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
PANEL DISCUSSION II: Understanding the Needs of a Population: Building the Right Data Ecosystems and Infrastructure for Population Health

Lisa Berkman, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy, Epidemiology, and Global Health and Population, and Director, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Karen DeSalvo, Former Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, US Department of Health and Human Services

Jonathan Levy, Professor, Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health

Lonny Reisman, Founder and CEO, HealthReveal

Steven H. Woolf, Director, Center on Society and Health, and Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University

Susan Dentzer (Moderator), President and CEO, Network for Excellence in Health Innovation


12:25 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
Lunch and Networking 

1:10 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.
FIRESIDE CHAT: What Does the Future Hold for Urban Informatics?

Sanji Fernando, Vice President, Optum Labs Center for Applied Data Science

Jascha Franklin-Hodge, CIO, City of Boston

Peter Marx (Interviewer), Vice President, Advanced Projects, GE Digital, and Adjunct Professor, University of Southern California


1:55 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.
Break

2:05 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.
PANEL DISCUSSION III: Empowering Communities: Lessons from the Field on Spurring Action, Developing Capabilities, and Sustaining Impact

Rick Brush, CEO, Wellville

Jennifer Edwards, Director, Developing Health US, GE Foundation

Tom Grilk, CEO, Boston Athletic Association/Boston Marathon

Rain Henderson, Founder, Elemental Advisors, and Advisor, Clinton Foundation

James S. Marks, Executive Vice President, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Harold Cox (Moderator), Associate Dean, Public Health Practice, and Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health


3:05 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Break

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Maureen Bisognano, President Emerita and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement


3:45 p.m. – 4 p.m.
CLOSING REMARKS

Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health