Tuesday, October 17th

8:00 A.M. - 10:15 A.M.

H1 - MCH Leaders and Their Legacies: A Web-Based Tool

Facilitator: Laura Kavanagh, M.P.P.
Training Branch Chief, Div. of Research, Training & Education
Jack Neuner
Manager, Web Design and Development Group Center for the Advancement of Distance Education University of Illinois at Chicago
Holly A. Grason, M.A.
Associate Professor, Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

H2 —The Future of State MCH and Medicaid Partnerships

Facilitator: James A. Resnick, M.H.S.
Office of Data and Program Development

Sara Rosenbaum, J.D.
Chair, Department of Health Policy George Washington University
Charlie Bruner, M.A., Ph.D.
Executive Director, Child and Family Policy Center
Stephanie Birch
Health Program Manager, Children's Screening Services

Breakout sessions
10:45 A.M. - 12:15 P.M.

I1—Cultivating Champions - The Bravery Factor

Moderator: Kathy Watters, Director
hildren & Youth with Special Health Care Needs Section
CO Dept. of Public Health & Environment

Eileen Forlenza
Community Dev. Specialist & State Family Consultant CO Dept. of Public Health & Environment

I2 —Getting Adolescents Started in Physical Activity and Nutrition Programs: New Roles for Public Health

Facilitator: Madhavi Reddy, M.S.P.H.
Division of Research, Training and Education

Joseph Chorley


Bonnie Spear, PhD, RD, (PT.1)

Former athlete and current employee of Special Olympics


Bonnie Spear, PhD, RD, (PT.2)
Former athlete and current employee of Special Olympics

I3 —Charting a Vision for MCH - Part I

Facilitators: Future Search Resource Team
Richard Aronson (Maine),
Cynthia Bryant Pitts (Milwaukee),
Eric Collier (Washington, DC),
Liz Alperin Solms (Philadelphia),
Marie McCormick (Philadelphia),
Donna Singer (Boston)

Part I


Part II


Breakout Sessions
1:45 P.M. - 3:15 P.M

J1—The Road to 2010: Which Road are You Taking?

Facilitator: Lynda Honberg
Div. of Services for Children with Special Health Needs

Meg Comeau (PT. 1)
Catalyst Center: Improving Financing of the Catalyst Center for Financing Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs


Meg Comeau (PT. 2)
Catalyst Center: Improving Financing of the Catalyst Center for Financing Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

J2—The Nuts and Bolts of the Deficit Reduction Act (DRA)

Facilitator: James A. Resnick, M.H.S.
Office of Data and Program Development

Kay Johnson
President, Johnson Consulting Group

Joy Johnson-Wilson
National Conference of State Legislatures


James A. Resnick
Office of Data and Program Development

Kay Johnson
President, Johnson Consulting Group

Joy Johnson-Wilson
National Conference of State Legislatures

J3 —Life Course Health Development (LCHD) Model

Facilitator: Phyllis Stubbs-Wynn
Senior Medical Officer Division of Child, Adolescent and Family Health

Neil Halfon, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities, UCLA


K1 —Charting a Vision for MCH - Part II

Future Search Resource Team
Richard Aronson (Maine),
Cynthia Bryant Pitts (Milwaukee),
Eric Collier (Washington, DC),
Liz Alperin Solms (Philadelphia),
Marie McCormick (Philadelphia),
Donna Singer (Boston)