Improving Population Health: Now, Across People’s Lives, and Across Generations to Come

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
The University of Texas at Austin
October 2-4, 2017

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Conference Program & Agenda

Monday, October 2, 2017

8:00 - 5:00 Conference Registration
Prefunction Ballroom
8:00 - 11:00 IAPHS Board Meeting (for board members)
Classroom 108
9:30 - 10:45 Concurrent Sessions

A1: Measuring Multisector Collaboration: How Do We Create a Learning Population Health System?

Salon AB

  • Moderator: Elizabeth Cope, Aequitas

  • Multisector Collaboration: Current Evidence and Remaining Gaps
    Carlos Mendes de Leon, University of Michigan

  • Conceptualizing a Learning System for Multisector Collaboration
    Elizabeth Cope, Aequitas

  • ADVANCE: A Multisector Research Network in Action
    Jon Puro, OCHIN

  • Measuring Multisector Collaboration: Emerging Opportunities in Healthcare Payment Policy
    Dawn Alley, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI)

A2: Guns, Vapes & Narcan: Harm Reduction, Risky Behaviors & Public Health

Salon D

  • Moderator: Amy L. Fairchild, Texas A & M

  • Sticking to Their Guns: Framing the Gun Policy Debate
    Sharon H. Green, Columbia University and Amy L. Fairchild, Texas A & M

  • Values, Villainy, and Moral Psychology: How Vaping Came to be Vilified by US Public Health and Tobacco Control Leaders
    Joe G. Gitchell and Michael Hufford, Pinney Associates

  • Keep calm and mitigate on: How the medical world implements harm reduction in the face of addiction emergencies
    Amy Faith Ho, University of Chicago Medical School

  • Quantifying Population-Level Health Benefits and Harms of E-Cigarette Use in the US
    Samir Soneji, Dartmouth College, Hai-Yen Sung, University of California - San Francisco, Brian Primack, University of Pittsburgh, John P. Pierce, University of California - San Diego, and James Sargent, Dartmouth College

A3: Perspectives on Mental Health

Salon E

  • Moderator: Tamar Mendelson, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

  • The Contextual Effects of Mental Health Stigma on College Campuses
    S. Michael Gaddis, University of California - Los Angeles, Daniel Ramirez and Erik Hernandez, Penn State University

  • The Effects of Air Pollution on Individual Psychological Distress
    Victoria Sass, University of Washington, Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz, University of Michigan, Steve Karceski, University of Washington, Anjum Hajat, University of Washington, Kyle Crowder, University of Washington, and David Takeuchi, Boston College

  • Mental Health Service Use and Unmet Need for Mental Health Care in Asian Americans
    Yuri Jang, The University of Texas at Austin, Hyunwoo Yoon, Texas State University, and Min-Kyoung Rhee, The University of Texas at Austin

  • HBCU Attendance and Mental Health Outcomes among Black College Attendees: Is the Association Dependent on High School Racial Composition?
    Cynthia Colen and Kierra Barnett, The Ohio State University

A4: Population Health & Genetics

Conference Room 301

  • Moderator: Daniel Simon, University of Colorado Boulder

  • Overlapping Genetic Influences on Executive Functions, General Intelligence, and a General Factor of Psychopathology
    Paige Harden, The University of Texas at Austin

  • GSCAN GWAS of Smoking and Drinking Phenotypes
    Robbee Wedow, University of Colorado Boulder

  • The Emergence of Disparities: Genetics, Early-Life Environments, and Cardiovascular Disease
    Ben Domingue, Stanford University

11:00 - 12:30

Keynote Panel: The Politics of Population Health

Salon C
  • Reggie Robinson, Interim Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs and Professor, School of Public Affairs & Administration, University of Kansas
  • Karen DeSalvo, Former Acting Assistant Secretary for Health at U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, and former Health Commissioner for the City of New Orleans

  • Mark McClellan, Director, Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy and Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine & Health Policy, Duke University, Senior Health Policy Advisor for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, former administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Joshua M. Sharfstein, Director of the Bloomberg American Health Initiative & Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, former Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

12:30 - 2:00Lunch (on your own)

2:00 - 3:30

B1: Interdisciplinary Poster Session

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Salon C

B2: The Promise and Pitfalls of Pay for Success as an Innovative Financing Strategy for Population Health

Salon AB
  • The Role of Government Policy and Capacity in Making PFS Work
    Samantha Iovan, University of Michigan

  • Background and Lessons Learned from PFS Initiatives to Date
    Paula Lantz, University of Michigan
3:30 - 3:45Break
3:45 - 5:00 Concurrent Sessions

C1: Engaging New Voices to Counter Sexual Violence; Sharing Initial Data from the College Sexual Assault Policy & Prevention Initiative

Salon D

  • Moderator: Alesha Doan, The University of Kansas

  • Heartland Sexual Assault Policies & Prevention on Campuses Project
    Natabhona Mabachi, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Juliana Carlson, Alesha Doan, and Marcy Quiason, The University of Kansas

  • Cultivation Safe College Campuses
    Ann Kaupsta and Donna Scott Tilley, Texas Women's University

  • Developing a Campus Consortium to End Sexual Assault in Indiana
    Mahri Irvine and Alexandria Benifield, Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault

C2: Exploring Disparities in Health from Infancy Through Emerging Adulthood

Salon AB

  • Moderator: Tiffany Green, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Parental Skin Color and Child Health among the Children of New Immigrants
    Tiffany Green, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • A Decomposition Analysis of Race/Ethnic Disparities in Child Health over 40 Years: The Role of Family Context and Socioeconomic Status
    Patrick M. Krueger and Melanie K. Tran, University of Colorado - Denver, and Paula Fomby, University of Michigan

  • Health Lifestyles across the Transition to Adulthood: Implications for Health
    Elizabeth Lawrence, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Stefanie Mollborn, University of Colorado - Boulder, and Robert Hummer, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

C3: From Evidence-based to Widespread Implementation: The Case of Substance Use Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Salon E

  • Moderator: Kirk von Sternberg, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Universal school-based implementation of Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment to reduce and prevent alcohol, marijuana, and other drug use
    Julie Maslowsky, The University of Texas at Austin, Julie Whelan-Cappell, Independent Consultant, D. Paul Moberg, University of Wisconsin, and Richard L. Brown, University of Wisconsin

  • Paraprofessional-led substance use screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment among a low-income population
    Jason Paltzer, D. Paul Moberg, and Richard L. Brown, University of Wisconsin

  • SBIRT: Barriers to Dissemination, Progress and Solutions Under Value-Based Reimbursement
    Richard Brown, University of Wisconsin

C4: Through the Looking Glass: Examining Health Disparities Using a Life Course Perspective

Conference Room 301

  • Moderator: TBD

  • The Stain of Segregation? Black/White Differences in Mortality Based on Exposure to the South
    Connor M. Sheehan and Mark D. Hayward, The University of Texas at Austin

  • The Life Course, Cohort Dynamics, and International Differences in Aging Trajectories
    Steve Haas, Penn State University, Katsuya Oi, Duke University and Zhanjun Zhou, Penn State University

  • Adolescents’ and Young Adults’ Experiences of Discrimination and the Intergenerational Health Effects on Mothers at Midlife
    Cynthia Colen and Amelia Li, The Ohio State University

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences, Early and Nonmarital Fertility, and Women’s Health at Midlife
    Kristi Williams, The Ohio State University and Brian K. Finch, University of Southern California
5:30 - 7:30 Opening Reception
Glickman Conference Center
Sponsored by Population Research Center, Dell Medical School, and the Department of Population Health, The University of Texas at Austin
Opening Remarks: Sandro Galea, Boston University