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ASPPH Presents Webinar Public Health Reports: Using Public Health Policy to Reduce the Morbidity, Mortality & Incidence of HIV, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases & Tuberculosis

This webinar features a special issue of Public Health Reports promoting policy research, creation, and implementation as key to addressing complex, multisectoral factors that influence the population-level morbidity, mortality, and health disparities of HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and tuberculosis. Join us as we discuss two of the featured articles from this special issue.

  • Moderators

    Jared T. Stokes, EdD, MA, MPH, CHES

    Editorial Fellow
    Public Health Reports
    Office of the U.S. Surgeon General
    Department of Health and Human Services

    Sara Zeigler, MPA

    Associate Director for Planning and Policy
    National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Panelists

    Marcelo H. Fernández-Viña, JD, MPH

    Lead author of “State Laws Governing Syringe Services Programs and Participant Syringe Possession, 2014-2019.” This study measures the current status of, and 5-year change in, state laws governing SSP operations and possession of syringes by participants.

    Kelly Thompson, JD

    Lead author of “Using Mixed-Methods and Multidisciplinary Research to Strengthen Policy Assessments Focusing on Populations at High Risk for Sexually Transmitted Diseases”. Ms. Thompson will discuss examples of how policy assessments were enhanced by the use of mixed methods and multidisciplinary research with a diverse, multidisciplinary team that examined social determinants of health.