The American Academy of Health Behavior

Agenda - Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Back to Conference Overview 
6:30 am -
7:15 am

Functional Fitness and Mobility with Katie Heinrich, PhD, CF-L1 Trainer - Kansas State University
7:30 am -
7:00 pm
 Meeting Registration

 Thank You Sponsors!
 Corporate Sponsors: Nationwide Children's Center for Research and Policy, Compass and Stata
 Thank You In-Kind Sponsor - Pacific University

7:30 am -
8:30 am
Queen Marie Mezzanine

Breakfast and Roundtables 
Free Breakfast provided for Embassy Suites Guests in the lower level Arcadian Garden - bring breakfast up to Mezzanine Level or eat first, then join roundtable discussions.  
Coffee and tea available on Mezzanine level.

New members, attendees, and students are encouraged to join a roundtable and meet senior Academy members.
8:45 am-
9:00 am
Queen Marie Ballroom
Introduction to Speakers
 Marcia Ory, PhD, MPH - Moderator
9:00 am -
9:30 am
Queen Marie Ballroom

Carl Hill, PhD, MPH -  Director of the National Institute on Aging, Office of Special Populations 

Title:  Health Disparities Research with the National Institute on Aging
 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Queen Marie Ballroom

Marcia Ory, PhD, MPH - Texas A & M University - Associate Dean of Research/Regents & Distinguished Professor

Title:  Designing Active Living Communities for Equity: Concepts, Applications, and Methods

10:00 am - 
10:30 am
 Antwan Jones, PhD - The George Washington University

Title: Place and Agency Equity: How Neighborhoods and the Individuals Who Live in Them Contribute to Health Inequalities
10:30 am -
10:45 am
10:45 am -
11:15 am
Queen Marie Ballroom
Nadia Islam, PhD - Section for Health EquityDepartment of Population Health - NYU School of Medicine
11:15 am -
12:15 am 
Queen Marie Ballroom
Panel Discussion

12:30 pm -
2:00 pm
Queen Marie Ballroom
 Professional Development and Mentoring Luncheon (registration is required)
Presenter:  Scott Leatherdale, PhD

University of Waterloo - Compass System

Title:  Natural experiments: innovative methodology in applied health promotion and chronic disease prevention research

 Thank You Sponsors: COMPASS & AAHB Fellows
3:30 pm -
4:15 pm
Queen Marie Ballroom
 Future Directions and Meeting of the Membership
 (all members are invited and encouraged to attend)

4:15 pm -
4:45 pm
Queen Marie Ballroom
Inauguration of the Incoming AAHB President
M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, PhD, MCHES, 2017-2018 AAHB President

AAHB Presidential Address
Mark Reed, PhD, 2018-2019 AAHB President
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm
 President's Reception (Invitation Only)

 Thank You Sponsor - Texas A&M University, School of Public Health, Health Science Center

6:00 pm -
7:30 pm

Colonel Lindbergh Ballroom
 Poster Session & Social
 (light Hors d' oeuvres, 1 free drink per person and cash bar; guest tickets available)

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