Caucus Events

Zika: a Case Study in Emergency Response across the Public Health Continuum

September 23, 2016 at 12:00-1:30, Rayburn House Office Building, Room B369

Caucus co-chairs Rep. Rob Wittman, Rep. Gene Green, Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, Rep. Kay Granger, and Rep. Jim McGovern will present an overview of the nationwide response to Zika virus. The event will feature speakers from members of the Coalition for Health Funding. Click here for a flyer.

Coalition for Health Funding annual Hill Day

April 19, 2016, at 1:00-4:00 p.m., Cannon Caucus Room

Caucus co-founder Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA-1) presented remarks before the event. 60 members of the Coalition for Health Funding stormed Capitol Hill and recruited members for the Caucus.

Public Health 101 Briefing: Opportunity Lost - Struggles to Meet Health Demands in an Age of Austerity

November 18, 2015

Hosted by the Coalition for Health Funding and sponsored by the Congressional Public Health Caucus.  Caucus co-founder Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA-1) presented remarks to kick off the event.  Speakers described the opportunity costs of continued budget cuts on America's health.

45th Anniversary Reception of the Coalition for Health Funding

June 10, 2015

Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA-1) and Congressman Gene Green (D-TX-29) spoke about their vision for the Congressional Public Health Caucus.

Launch of the Congressional Public Health Caucus

April 9, 2015

Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA-1) and Congressman Gene Green (D-TX-29) issued a press release during National Public Health Week to announce the new Congressional Public Health Caucus.



Public Health Caucus

Public Health Conferences

2017 National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit
April 17-20, 2017, Atlanta, GA. (Operation UNITE) 

Endangered Data Week
April 17-21, 2017. A collaborative effort, coordinated across campuses, nonprofits, libraries, citizen science initiatives, and cultural heritage institutions, to shed light on public datasets that are in danger of being deleted, repressed, mishandled, or lost.

2017 Minority Health Conference - Expanding Your Lens to Advance Health Equity
April 19, 2017, Lincoln, NE. (Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services USA) 

2017 Dialogue for Action®
April 19-21, 2017, McLean, VA. Program will be focused on increasing cancer screening as part of a comprehensive cancer prevention strategy. (Prevent Cancer Foundation)

Open Forum for Quality Improvement (QI) in Public Health
April 20-21, 2017, New Orleans, LA. (National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI)) 

2017 Association of Public Health Nurses Annual Conference
April 23-26, 2017, San Diego, CA. (Association of Public Health Nurses (APHN)) 

Conference on Adolescent Health
April 24-25, 2017, Ypsilanti, MI. (University of Michigan (U-M)) 

Break the Cycle 12 Conference
April 24-25, 2017, Atlanta, GA. Conference will examine how exposure to adverse environmental factors can negatively impact child health, growth and development and look at solutions to breaking this cycle. (Emory University USA) 

WADEM Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine 2017
April 25-28, 2017, Toronto, ON. (World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine) 

Preparedness Summit
April 25-28, 2017, Atlanta, GA.

4th Annual Cultural Inclusion Institute Conference Theme: Linking Social Determinants of Health to Health Disparities and Cultural Inclusion
April 26-27, 2017 San Antonio, TX. (University of Texas US) 

2017 National Healthy Kids! Healthy Futures! Conference
April 26-27, 2017 Santa Fe, NM. (Notah Begay III Foundation)

Engaging the Strength of Family to Promote Lifelong Health: Lessons from the First Americans
May 1, 2017, 8:30am-5pm ET. Baltimore, MD or via webcast. (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) 

National Health Outreach Conference - Navigating the World of Health: A Sea of Opportunity
May 2-4, 2017, Annapolis, MD. (University of Maryland) 

2017 UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium
May 3, 2017, Birmingham, AL. (University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB) USA) 

10th National Conference on Health Disparities
May 3-6, 2017, New Orleans LA (Medical University of South Carolina) 

Health Equity Conference
May 9, 2017, San Diego, CA. This conference is designed for those who are dedicated to bringing quality health care and health care services to this underserved and often under-represented portion of the rural population. (National Rural Health Association (NRHA)) 

Roadmaps to equity: Opportunities for closing health gaps
May 9, May 11, and May 24, 1pm-4pm ET. In this regional forum series, held in Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati, stakeholders will learn about Ohio's overall health status and challenges, as well as health disparities and inequities experienced by minority and other priority populations across the state. (Health Policy Institute of Ohio) 

Building a Healthier Future 2017
May 10-12, 2017, Washington, DC. (Partnership for a Healthier America) 

Community Agency & Health Symposium
May 15-16, 2017 Oakland, CA. (Bridging Health & Community)

2017 NNPHI Annual Conference
May 17-19, 2017, New Orleans, LA. The theme is "Navigating Uncertainty, Spanning Boundaries, Improving Health." (National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI)) 

2017 NC Annual Public Health Preparedness Symposium
May 17-19, 2017, Winston-Salem, NC. (Northwest AHEC)

2nd Annual Health and Racial Equity and Urban Well-Being Conference
May 22, 2017, New York City, NY. (NYU School of Medicine) 

2017 TRAIN Learning Network Annual Meeting
May 23-25, 2017, Cheyenne, WY. Meeting will provide learning professionals in public health and healthcare the opportunity to share information, tools, and resources related to workforce development and training. (Public Health Foundation (PHF)) 

Preventive Medicine 2017
May 23-26, 2017, Portland, OR. Theme is "Achieving Health Equity through Prevention." (American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM)) 

9th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference
May 30 - June 2, 2017, San Diego, CA. (California Department of Health) 

2017 Practical Playbook National Meeting: Improving Population Health: Collaborative Strategies that Work
May 31 - June 2, 2017, Washington, DC. A forum for national dialogue on best practices for cross-sector collaborations, while rising to meet the challenges of the changing healthcare landscape. (Duke University) 

52nd USPHS Scientific and Training Symposium

June 6-9, 2017, Chattanooga, TN. Conference for members of the U.S. Public Health Service and state, local, tribal, and federal health professionals. (PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation)

8th Annual National Tribal Public Health Summit
June 6-8, 2017, Anchorage, AK. (Indian Health Service (IHS)) 

2017 APHL Annual Meeting & Eleventh Government Environmental Laboratory Conference
June 11-14, 2017 Providence, RI. (Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) U.S.) 

2017 Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT): Advancing Performance in Agencies, Systems and Communities
June 13-14, 2017 Albuquerque, NM. Hands-on training workshops and networking opportunities to support health professionals in taking action on public health performance improvement. Focus areas will include performance management, accreditation, quality improvement, facilitation, health assessment and improvement planning and strategic planning. (National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI)) 

2017 Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health
June 13-15, 2017. Minot, ND. (Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences) 

National School-Based Health Care Convention
June 18-21, 2017, Long Beach, CA. (School-Based Health Alliance USA) 

2017 National Sexual Health Conference
July 6-8, 2017 Denver, CO.

NACCHO Annual 2017
July 11-13, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA. Theme is "Public Health Revolution - Bridging Clinical Medicine and Population Health." (National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)) 

46th Annual Meeting and National Health Conference
July 27-30, 2017, Shawnee, OK. The theme is "Substance Use Disorder & Metabolic Disease in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities." (Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP)) 

NCSL Legislative Summit
August 6-9, 2017, Boston, MA. (National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)) 

2017 HRSA Virtual Behavioral Health Workforce Development Conference
September 13, 2017. HRSA will convene a virtual behavioral health workforce development conference to highlight the accomplishments, best practices, and lessons learned from HRSA's behavioral health workforce programs. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)) 

2017 CityMatCH MCH Leadership Conference & Healthy Start Convention
September 18-20, 2017, Nashville, TN. An opportunity for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) professionals nationwide to network, share successes, enhance knowledge, and generate new ideas for protecting and promoting the health of urban women, children and families. (CityMatCH) 

2017 Diabetes in Indian Country Conference
September 19-21, 2017, Albuquerque, NM. (Indian Health Service (IHS)) 

Southern Obesity Summit
October 1-3, 2017 Atlanta, GA. The Southern Obesity Summit (SOS) is the largest regional obesity prevention event in the United States, drawing hundreds of participants from 16 Southern States.

Improving Population Health: Now, Across People's Lives, and Across Generations to Come
October 2-4, 2017, Austin, TX. (University of Texas at Austin) 

2017 West Virginia Rural Health Conference
October 11-13, 2017 Davis, WV.

October 23-25, 2017. The 30th Annual Conference of the National State Health Policy Association. (National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP)) 

2017 Rural Health Conference
November 15-16, 2017, Bartlett, NH. (New England Rural Health Roundtable)