Social Determinants of Health and Equity- How They Inform Resilience Building
Speaker: Deborah Deatrick, MPH
Deborah Deatrick, MPH is a public health professional with more than 30 years of experience in developing, leading and evaluating population health initiatives, focusing on tobacco prevention and control, obesity, asthma, child health, access to care, and other issues, with a focus on multisector projects that align clinical, community, and policy interventions to achieve measurable outcomes. Ms. Deatrick recently retired as Senior VP for Community Health Improvement for MaineHealth and is currently an independent consultant. At MaineHealth, she co-founded the nationally-recognized Center for Tobacco Independence, the Let’s Go! childhood obesity prevention program, the Health Index, and AH! Asthma Health among other regional and statewide population health initiatives. She holds bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Michigan and completed doctoral level coursework in evaluation at the University of Houston and the University of Maine.
9:00-9:45 Welcome and introductions
9:45-10:00 MRBN updates
10:00-10:30 Break, healthy snack and networking
10:30-11:15 Program: Social Determinants of Health and Equity - How They Inform Resilience Building Speaker: Deborah Deatrick, MPH
11:15-11:45 Participant questions and discussion- What are some takeaways to apply the presentation to our work?
11:45-12:00 Evaluation and wrap up