On January 18-19 in Raleigh, N.C., leaders from the North Carolina Precision Health Collaborative (NCPHC) are presenting at the 2018 North Carolina Public Health Leaders' Conference: “Public Health 3.0 – Where Will You Be?”
The 2018 North Carolina Public Health Leaders' Conference will focus on national and local efforts to position our state in a Public Health 3.0 model, which includes:
- Public Health Leaders embracing the role of Chief Health Strategist in their communities
- Deliberate collaboration across both health and non-health sectors
- Building on local health improvement success with a focus on social and environmental determinants of health to achieve health equity
- Timely, reliable, geographically granular, and actionable data
- Innovative funding models to support PH 3.0, core infrastructure, community-level work, and determinants of health work
In a session entitled “Public Health Screening Meets Biotech Innovation: Advancing Early Detection & Prevention of Hereditary Cancer,” Lori Orlando, Ph.D. of Duke University, Bradford Powell, Ph.D. of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Sara Imhof, Ph.D. of NCBiotech will discuss MeTree, a patient-facing personal and family health history tool, population genetic screening for actionable hereditary conditions, and the NCPHC.
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Raleigh, NC 27612