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ASTHO Policy Summit, Gala, and Annual Meeting
Celebrating the Power of State and Territorial Public Health
Sept. 19-21, 2017
| Washington, D.C.
Capital Hilton Hotel

Join the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) at the 2017 Policy Summit, Gala, and Annual Meeting to celebrate ASTHO’s 75th anniversary and our nation’s state and territorial public health leaders.

The event brings together state and territorial health officials, ASTHO alumni and affiliated organizations, federal partners, academia, private sector health industry executives, and national thought leaders to address strategic public health issues. The celebration begins on the evening of Sept. 19 with a 75th anniversary gala to recognize and network with esteemed public health colleagues and invited guests.

This year’s meeting will honor decades of progress in governmental public health and inspire new ideas for addressing future public health challenges with sessions that include the opioid epidemic, early brain development, telehealth, and creating a culture of health.

Keynote speakers include:

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Richard Besser, MD
President and CEO,
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Brenda Fitzgerald, MD
Director, Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Anna Lembke, MD
Author of Drug Dealer, MD


Nirav Shah, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President, COO for Clinical Operations Kaiser Permanente Southern California Former New York State Commissioner of Health


Jack Shonkoff, MD
Director of Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child




Schedule at a Glance

Monday, Sept. 18
Board Meeting | 1 - 5 PM
All S/THO Networking Dinner | 6 - 8 PM

Tuesday, Sept. 19
Policy Summit | 8:30 AM - 5 PM
75th Anniversary Gala | 6:30 - 9 PM

Wednesday, Sept. 20
8:30 AM - 5:45 PM
Annual Meeting
Alumni Society Business Meeting

Assembly of Members (S/THOs only)

Thursday, Sept. 21
Breakfast | 7 - 8 AM
(Alumni, S/THOs, RHAs only)
Annual Meeting | 8:15 AM - 3:45 PM
S/THO Only Meeting 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM