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Monday, March 11 • 10:15am - 11:00am
Working with Public Health Departments 101

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Interested in pursuing public Health funding but don't know where to start? This session will introduce you to public health concepts and language, and give you a sense to how public health departments work.  This workshop is led by one public health official who started in transportation (Leslie Meehan from Tennessee), and one is a public health official who is stationed in the transportation department (Kelly Corbin from Minnesota) so have a strong understanding of health and transportation connections. Our moderator, Eric Rogers, ED of BikeWalkKC currently partners with health funders to build his organization. 

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Eric Rogers

Executive Director, BikeWalkKC
Eric led development of $1 million in health partnerships for BikeWalkKC's advocacy and programs, resulting in $150 million for sidewalk construction. He was the 2012 Active Transportation Alliance Advocate of the Year. Eric has an MPA with an emphasis in nonprofit leadership and... Read More →
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Leslie Meehan

Director, Office of Primary Prevention, Tennessee Department of Health
Leslie Meehan, MPA AICP oversees the Office of Primary Prevention in the Commissioner’s Office of the Tennessee Department of Health.  Her focus is increasing physical activity through the built environment as the foremost way to combat the state’s largest health issues.  Previously... Read More →
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Kelly Corbin

Planner, Minnesota Department of Transportation
Kelly Corbin works at MN Department of Transportation on expanding Safe Routes to School efforts and providing technical assistance to Local Public Health professionals partnering with Schools and Cities for Active Transportation efforts. Previously she was the Physical Activity... Read More →

Monday March 11, 2019 10:15am - 11:00am EDT
Jefferson 3rd Floor