Population Health Policy as a Prevention Strategy

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Thursday, June 20, 2019  1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Course Description

Population Health Policy as a Prevention Strategy introduces students to a prevention policy framework and mechanisms of policy action. The course explores factors to consider for developing effective prevention policies and key components of policy adoption and implementation.

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Toben Nelson, ScD

Dr. Toben Nelson studies prevention of alcohol attributable harm, injury and violence prevention, motor vehicle safety, physical activity promotion, obesity prevention, the influence of sports participation on health and social determinants of health.

Traci Toomey, PhD, MPH

Dr. Traci Toomey is an expert in public health policy, with particular expertise in alcohol control policies. Dr. Toomey has served as the principal investigator or co-investigator of more than 30 research studies addressing policy issues. She serves as the director of the Alcohol Epidemiology Program, which has conducted studies on policy and prevention for underage alcohol use and heavy drinking, underage access to alcohol, alcohol sales to intoxicated persons, and alcohol use among different populations. Dr. Toomey believe in conducting research that informs public health policy and practice.

Course Fee

Registration is $625.00


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University of Minnesota

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Room 364
1300 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55454


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