Writing for Health Policy + Advocacy Workshop
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Writing for Health Policy + Advocacy Workshop

Writing for Health Policy + Advocacy Workshop

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Biobehavioral Health Building, 312

State College, PA 16801

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Writing for Health Policy + Advocacy Workshop

Learn how to share your health research with a broader audience through targeted writing and dissemination. In this half-day workshop, participants will learn the importance of transforming research findings, about different types of policy and advocacy, and how to engage and disseminate findings. Participants will work in small groups during the workshop to begin the process. Emphasis will be given to issues that are global in scope but will also pertain to domestic research.

Space is limited and registration is required. Workshop is open to junior faculty and advanced graduate students.

Facilitators:
Barbara Krimgold, Founding President and Senior Health Program Director, Culture of Health Equity Network, Institute for Alternative Futures
Ms. Krimgold serves as a health and social policy expert for the Resilient Cities social equity project, piloting projects in Boston, Massachusetts and Athens, Greece, supported by the Bertelsmann Foundation, the German Marshall Fund, the Soros Open Societies and the Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities. She directed the Kaiser Permanente Burch Minority Leadership Development Program and helped design the new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation human capital and leadership development programs at the IAF. Ms. Krimgold has worked as a health policy professional in the U.S. Government, as well as, with nonprofit organizations involved in domestic and international work.

Kalahn Taylor-Clark, Ph.D., M.P.H., Associate Vice President and Head, U.S. Public Affairs, Cardiovascular Unit, Sanofi
Dr. Taylor-Clark focuses on patient centricity in innovative health systesm, and aligning the "business model" with the consumer's needs, values and perferences. Previously, Dr. Taylor-Clark worked with George Mason University's Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics, the National Partnership for Women and Families, and the Brookings Institution, among others. Dr. Taylor-Clark has broad experience in the areas of minortiy health and health care equity.

Sponsored by:
Pan Institution Network for Global Health, Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Penn State Center for Heathcare Policy and Research and Penn State Master of Public Health Program.


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