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COVID-19 Events and Briefings

What the American Rescue Plan Means for Public Health

 

The 1.9 trillion-dollar American Rescue Plan Act aims to change the course of the pandemic, build a bridge towards economic recovery, and invest in racial justice. 

Join us for a special Public Health Week webcast to look beyond the numbers to examine the American Rescue Plan’s short- and long-term implications for public health practice and health equity with a focus on impacts on state and local public health agencies and Schools of Public Health. Leaders from the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, and the Big Cities Health Coalition will join in the discussion.

Speakers:

  • Carolyn Mullen
    Chief of Governmental Affairs & Public Relations
    Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
  • Tony Mazzaschi
    Chief Advocacy Officer
    Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health
  • Chrissie Juliano, MPP
    Executive Director
    Big Cities Health Coalition
  • Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH
    Director
    Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity
  • Joshua Sharfstein, MD
    Vice Dean for Public Health Practice and Community Engagement
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Beth Resnick, DrPH, MPH
    Assistant Dean for Public Health Practice
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

For more information, please contact jhsph_communications@jhu.edu.