Feb 14, 2007

NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH FINANCE MEETING
Capital Hilton
Washington, DC

8:45 – 8:50a.m.

Welcome
Debra J. Perez, PhD
Senior Program Officer
The Robert Wood Foundation

8:50 – 9:00a.m.

Defining Public Health Finance
Peggy A. Honoré, DHA
Chief Science Officer and Senior Deputy Advisor
Mississippi Department of Health

9:00 – 9:55a.m.

Financing the Public Health System
Moderator
Rose Marie Martinez, ScD (invited)
Director
Board of Population Health and Public Health Practices
Institute of Medicine

Trends in public health funding
Jeff Levi, PhD
Executive Director
Trust for America's Health

Financial overview of 2005 NACCHO Profile
Patrick Libbey
Executive Director
National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Contemporary public health funding issues in the State of Georgia
Karen Minyard, PhD
Executive Director
Georgia Health Policy Center

9:55 – 10:55

Sharing Evidence to Support Decision-making
Moderator
Joyal Mulheron, MS
Senior Policy Analyst
National Governors Association

Identifying associations of state and federal public health funding on local agency expenditures
Patrick Michael Bernet, PhD
Assistant Professor
Florida Atlantic University

Causes and Consequences of Change in Local Public Health Spending
Glen Mays, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Vice Chair, and Director of Research
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Who Gets How Much: Funding formulas in federal public health programs
James Buehler, MD
Research Professor
Emory University Rollins School of Public Health

10:55 – 11:05

Break

11:05 – 12:15p.m.

Measuring Financial Performance
Moderator
Peggy A. Honoré, DHA

Best practice models from healthcare
Dave Gans, MSHA, FACMPE
Vice President
Practice Management Resources
Medical Group Management Association

Best practice models from higher education
Susan Menditto, CPA
Director, Accounting Policy
National Association of College and University Business Officers

Assessing the financial performance of community health centers
Patricia Collins, MPH
PhD Candidate
Johns Hopkins University

Developing public health financial indicators
Cheryll Lesneski, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

12:15 – 1:15

Lunch

Guest Speaker
Jennifer Bryning, MPP
Public Health Preparedness Policy Director
Office of Senator Richard Burr

1:15 - 1:35

National Health Accounts
Estimating government public health expenditures
Arthur Sensenig, MA
Economist
National Health Statistics Group, Center for Medicare and Medicaid

1:35 – 2:15

Moderator
Peggy Honoré, DHA

Developing finance competencies for the public health workforce
Julia Costich, JD, PhD
Chair, Health Services Management
University of Kentucky, College of Public Health

Educating the public health financial management workforce
James Kouba
Financial Administrator
Broward County Health Department

2:15 – 2:25

Break

2:25 - 3:45

Audience Strategic Action Discussions

Moderator
Glen Mays, PhD
Associate Professor, Vice Chair, & Director of Research
Department of Health Policy and Management
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

3:45

Adjourn