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Charting a Course for the Next Generation
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Lecture: Charting a Course for the Next Generation, 4-5:30 p.m., Michigan Union, Ballroom. Marian Wright Edelman, president of the Children's Defense Fund, will speak from her new book, "The Sea Is So Wide and My Boat Is So Small: Charting a Course for the Next Generation," a call to action for all Americans to address the needs of our country’s youth. Sponsored by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and others, 615-5312.
Symposium: Public Health Leadership to Improve the Health of Young People, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. This symposium will explore the issue of public health leadership as it applies to the complexity of youth health. It will provide concrete tools and strategies to public health officials and emerging leaders, and motivate them to face the challenges of improving the health of young people. Speakers: Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president, Children's Defense Fund; Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders, 15th Surgeon General of the United States; and Dr. David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the United States. Sponsored by the Sponsored by the Office of Public Health Practice at the School of Public Health and the Center for Public Health Preparedness, 764-6478.
Talk: Tauber Leadership Speaker Series: Brian Tauber, Brian Tauber, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Room E0540. Brian Tauber will provide a frank description of his personal journey from a public service career to the trenches of manufacturing and the often painful lessons he is learning along the way. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Tauber Institute for Global Operations and Entrepreneur and Venture Club, 647-0308.


Public Health Leadership to Improve the Health of Young People Registration Required
Time: 10:00pm - 4:30pm
UM SPH Practice Office Symposium: Registration Required
Public Health Leadership to Improve the Health of Young People
Tuesday Jan 27
10am -4:30pm, Lydia Mendlessohn Theatre, Michigan League

This symposium will explore the issue of public health leadership as it applies to the complexity of youth health. The event will provide concrete tools and strategies to public health officials and emerging leaders, and motivate them to face the challenges of improving the health of young people.
Speakers:
" Marian Wright Edelman, Founder and President, Children's Defense Fund
" M. Joycelyn Elders, MD, MS, 15th Surgeon General of the United States
" David Satcher, MD, PhD, 16th Surgeon General of the United States
" Victor J. Strecher, PhD, MPH, Professor and Director, Center for Health Communications Research, University of Michigan Schools of Public Health and Medicine

Registration is required. Complimentary lunch is provided to on-site registrants. Register at: http://practice.sph.umich.edu/practice/symposium.php.

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