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Getting to the Point: The Next Frontier of Public Health in Massachusetts

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Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate

Columbia Point

Boston, MA 02125

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State and local leaders will discuss public health issues facing communities across Massachusetts, including gun safety, substance abuse, mental health, and the social determinants of health. The panel will highlight how the Commonwealth addresses each of these issues and will reflect on opportunities for the state to continue to lead and expand on support for strong public health policy. Moderated by Gideon Gil, Managing Editor of STAT, this conversation will feature:

Monica Bharel, MD, MPH, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Michael F. Collins, MD, Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Phillomin Laptiste, MHA, Executive Director, Bowdoin Street Health Center

Linda Thompson, MPH, DrPH, RN, FAAN, Dean, University of Massachusetts Boston, College of Nursing and Health Sciences

ABOUT THE EDWARD M. KENNEDY INSTITUTE FOR THE UNITED STATES SENATE

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is dedicated to educating the public about the important role of the Senate in our government, encouraging participatory democracy, invigorating civil discourse, and inspiring the next generation of citizens and leaders to engage in the civic life of their communities.

REGISTRATION & SEATING

Registration opens no earlier than 5:30 PM and seating is first-come, first-served. Registration and doors close 15 minutes after the start of the program. Some seats have obstructed views.

ACCESSIBILITY

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute strives to meet the needs of and be accessible to all of their visitors. We offer several options for assistance to visitors as listed on this page. Please reply to programs@emkinstitute.org as promptly as possible to request Communication Access services.

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DIRECTIONS & PARKING

Directions are on the Institute's website. Parking is available in the EMK Institute lot.

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