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Lerner Center Newsletter
Stay up-to-date on the latest in public health advocacy updates from the Lerner Center for Public Health Advocacy.
Lerner Center for Public Health Advocacy Announces Inaugural Sommer Klag Advocacy Impact Award Winners
Bloomberg School faculty Nadia Akseer and Cass Crifasi selected winners at Advocacy Impact Awards Pitch Competition
Leaders working at the intersection of climate change and public health offer a can-do approach to one of the most daunting issues of our time.
Lerner Center for Public Health Advocacy Announces Inaugural Sommer Klag Advocacy Achievement Award Winners
Professors Shannon Frattaroli and Josh Horwitz Recognized for Work on Extreme Risk Protection Orders, Enacted into Law in 19 States and DC
Designed to be highly collaborative, the new Lerner Center will draw upon experts across the School and in the field to translate public health knowledge into action and work with collaborators to stimulate innovation through grants, prizes, and on-the-ground advocacy engagement opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.
The Power of Policy: 10 Tips for Getting Things Done in Public Health
February 2, 2024
The authors of Policy Engagement, Shelley Hearne, Keshia Pollack Porter, and Katrina Forrest, joined forces for a 1-hour webinar where they detailed best practices for moving evidence into action through policy. During the webinar, they shared top tips, real-world examples, and actionable strategies for getting things done in public health.
Advocacy Impact Awards Pitch Competition & Social
November 2, 2023
The Lerner Center for Public Health Advocacy hosted the inaugural Sommer Klag Advocacy Impact Awards Lightning Pitch Competition & Social. The competition featured lightning presentations from five, early-career BSPH faculty members. The two $40,000 award winners were announced at a reception immediately following the competition.
Public Health & the Supreme Court
October 31, 2023
A discussion about the public health implications of Supreme Court decisions on firearms, LGBTQ+ rights, and affirmative action.
Honoring the Inaugural $100k Achievement Award Winners
January 25, 2023
The Lerner Center for Public Health Advocacy hosted a reception celebrating the inaugural Sommer Klag Advocacy Achievement Award winners, Shannon Frattaroli, PhD, ’99, MPH, ’94, and Joshua M. Horwitz, JD, core faculty at the Center for Gun Violence Solutions in the Department of Health Policy and Management.