Children's National Advocacy Day
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Advocacy Grand Rounds
Advocacy and Innovation: Experiences from the university of Maryland School of Public Health
University of Maryland School of Public Health faculty members were invited to present their expertise to the Children's National Medical Center board, leadership, faculty, nurses and staff for the Center's fourth annual Advocacy Day Grand Rounds session.
Drs. Linda Aldoory, director, Horowitz Center for Health Literacy; Brad Boekeloo, director, University of Maryland Prevention Research Center; Dushanka Kleinman, associate dean for research; and Stephen B. Thomas, director, Maryland Center for Health Equity described how community based participatory research methods can be used to address community health issues. They shared thoughts on opportunities for partnerships and collaborations to address health literacy, health equity, and prevention across the Maryland/DC border.
The School of Public Health group was hosted by Dr. Joseph Wright,senior vice president of The Child Health Advocacy Institute, Children's National Medical Center.