The Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Division of Disease Control held a forum focusing on current issues in public health preparedness. This program is geared toward medical and nursing professionals in infectious diseases and infection control, emergency medicine, student health and primary care, and public health professionals. This forum is free of charge for registrants.

The 2010 Public Health Forum was co-sponsored by the Health Federation of Philadelphia, and held at the Doubletree Hotel at 237 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA on Friday, June 4.

The 2010 agenda is below. A PDF version of the PowerPoint used by each presenter is linked below.


8:00 - 8:30

Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45 Welcome, Opening Remarks
8:40 - 9:20 Carrots and Sticks: How to Ensure Healthcare Workers are Vaccinated Against Influenza
9:20 - 10:00 Mumps Epidemiology, Outbreaks, and Current Research
10:00 - 10:45 Multisectoral Approaches to Preventing Chronic Disease
10:45 - 11:00

11:00 - 12:15 Public Health Response to the Haitian Earthquake
12:15 - 12:45 Healthcare Associated Infections Update
12:45 - 1:00 Division of Disease Control Update