Past Events

February 13, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET | Register Now

Register for the second meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030 (Committee). The Committee will:

Discuss the development of the Nation’s health promotion and disease prevention objectives Provide recommendations for the Healthy People 2030 mission, vision, framework, and organizational structure Discuss approaches to improve health status and reduce health risks for the Nation by the year 2030

Be a part of the Healthy People 2030 development process.…

Thursday, July 21, 2016 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET | Register Now

Substance abuse is associated with a range of destructive social conditions, including family disruptions, financial problems, lost productivity, failure in school, domestic violence, child abuse, and crime. Additionally, social attitudes and legal responses to the consumption of alcohol and illicit drugs make substance abuse one of the most complex public health issues facing our Nation today.…

Be a part of the process of developing the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. As the first step in the process, 17 nationally recognized experts in physical activity and health have been appointed to serve on the Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee's first meeting will take place on July 14, 8:30 - 11:30 AM and July 15, 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM. The meeting is open to the public in person at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Campus in Bethesda or via webcast.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET | Register Now

Clinical preventive services, such as routine disease screening and scheduled immunizations, are key to reducing death and disability and improving the Nation’s health. These services prevent illnesses and diseases or detect them in their earlier, more treatable stages, significantly reducing the risk of illness, disability, early death, and medical care costs.…

ODPHP, on behalf of HHS, is seeking nominations for members of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030. The Committee will provide independent advice based on current scientific evidence for use in the development of Healthy People 2030.  The Healthy People initiative establishes disease prevention and health promotion objectives for the Nation.…

Thursday, March 24, 2016 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT | Register Now

Oral health is an essential part of staying healthy, especially for people living with HIV/AIDS. Inadequate oral health care can undermine HIV treatment regimens and diminish quality of life. People who are HIV-positive need comprehensive and individualized oral health care, yet many people with HIV have unmet needs for oral health care.…

March 30, 2016 at 2 p.m. EDT | Register Now

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in partnership with the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is hosting a webinar on applying the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans in public health practice.…

March 10, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET | Register Now

This Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health webinar will examine the role of law and policy as driving forces influencing the social determinants of health. Join presenters from ODPHP, ChangeLab Solutions, Cincinnati Child Health-Law Partnership, the Cincinnati Health Department, and the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership who will explore innovative approaches to address social determinants of health at the individual and community levels.…

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. Healthfinder.gov provides toolkits for several National Health Observances, including American Heart Month in February. The toolkits provide resources for organizations like schools, healthcare providers, health departments, and more to raise awareness about critical public health issues, like heart disease.