Conference Highlights

The 5th annual State of the Public’s Health (SOPH) conference was held Tuesday, October 18, 2016 and featured presentations from top national, regional, and state public health leaders. View the conference agenda here.

Keynote Speakers

  • Alonzo L. Plough, PhD, MPH, Vice President of Research-Evaluation-Learning and Chief Science Officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • John Auerbach, MBA, Associate Director for Policy at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Acting Director of the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS)
  • Mary Guinan, MD, PhD, Founding Dean, School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Author of Adventures of a Female Medical Detective
  • Brenda Fitzgerald, MD, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Public Health and State Health Officer