FODH traveled to Chicago to meet with other state recepients of the CDC Disability and Health Grant to discuss how to increase community partnership and collaboration. Over 150 disability and health leaders from around the country were able to meet and share ideas during this 3 day conference sponsored by the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).
To view conference materials and presentations visit: The Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center
Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving
October 20-22, 2010, Americus, GA
In October, Dr. Elena Andresen spoke at the 2010 Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving National Summit: Averting the Caregiver Crisis. Her talk entitled “Monitoring Caregiver Health” covered state public health caregiving data based on the 2009 BRFSS. To view her presentation slides click on the thumbnail below.
State FODH 3rd Annual Meeting
Jun 11, 2010; Gainesville, Fl
The FODH was happy to host its 3rd annual Partners Meeting in Gainesville, Fl. The conference detailed updates on FODH activities, results from our web surveys, a panel discussion on access to care and four work group sessions.
National Disability and Health Partners Meeting:Connecting to Reach our Full Potential
May 18-20, 2010; Atlanta, GA
The FODH traveled to Atlanta to join colleagues from around the country who provide disability and health programs in public health, independent living, government, and resource centers. The conference focused on current topics in health care access and policy, surveillance, evaluation, and building community partners.