Annual Meeting 2014



Annual Meeting 2014



ASTHO's 2014 Policy Summit and Annual Meeting took place Sept. 9-11, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya located near Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Post-Meeting Announcements

Information for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits

An email was sent to all participants on Sept. 25 providing instructions to obtain CEUs for ASTHO Annual Meeting. The deadline to submit evaluations to their online system for credit is Oct. 10, 2014. Should you experience any difficulty with the process, please contact technical support by emailing or by calling (401) 334-0220 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET. If you have content questions, contact Annette Ferebee at APHA ( Please see the following document for more information:

Schedule at a Glance

Board of Directors Meeting       
Monday, Sept. 8

Policy Summit
Tuesday, Sept. 9
Meetings by invitation only       

Annual Meeting
Wednesday/Thursday, Sept. 10 - 11
Registration required

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Annual Meeting

Featured Speaker  


Event Highlights

Surgeon General, Rear Admiral Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH

Boris D. Lushniak

Lushniak will share his perspectives on how America can achieve population health during this time of rapid change in our history and the role states can play.


Opening Keynote Session: Achieving Population Health in Evolving Systems
- James S. Marks, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
- Rear Admiral Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH, Acting United States Surgeon General

CDC’s Strategies to Achieve Population Health
- Virtual Presentation by Thomas Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nation’s Health Security: Building Community Resilience through Partnerships
- Nicole Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; RADM U.S. Public Health Service

Platinum Sponsors

Pfizer logo

About this Sponsor: At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacture of health care products. Our global portfolio includes medicines and vaccines as well as many of the world's best-known consumer health care products. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time. Consistent with our responsibility as one of the world's premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, we collaborate with health care providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable health care around the world. For more than 150 years, Pfizer has worked to make a difference for all who rely on us.


PHRMA logo

About this Sponsor: The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) is devoted to advancing public policies in the U.S. and around the world that support innovative medical research, yield progress for patients today and provide hope for the treatments and cures of tomorrow. We conduct effective advocacy for public policies that encourage discovery of important new medicines for patients by pharmaceutical and biotechnology research companies. Our members, innovative biopharmaceutical research and discovery companies, are committed to finding cures and treatments for some of the most serious diseases such as Cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease, Cystic Fibrosis and Parkinson’s. We believe a vibrant biopharmaceutical research industry is critical to patients and global health.

Gold Sponsors

AbbVie logo

Silver Sponsors

esri logo

Bronze Sponsors

March of Dimes logo TSI Consulting Partners logo

Other Sponsors

ATS logo Briljent logo NPHL logo