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 Women's Health Info Series - 2008 Archive

WEBINARS-2008 Series

Women and IPV, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health: The Need for an Integrated Response
November 20, 2008

Presenter Included:

  • Valerie Edwards, PhD, Research Psychologist, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Emerging Investigation and Analytic Methods Branch Presentation
  • Maria Tarajano Rodman, Associate Executive Director for Program and Community Developent, Western Massachusetts Training Consortium [bio] Presentation 

Linking MCH and Chronic Disease 
July 17, 2008

Presenters Included:

  • Joan Ware, Program Consultant, National Association of Chronic Disease Directors [bio] Presentation
  • Betsy Wood, Chief, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Florida Department of Health [bio] Presentation
  • Millie Jones, Cinical Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services [bio] Presentation

HPESL Achieve Healthy Independence Handout


Bright Futures for Women’s Health and Wellness: Overview and State Initiatives: Lessons Learned from Implementation in the Field
April 24, 2008



National Folic Acid Program: What You Need to Know
January 31, 2008

Participants will learn about the efforts of the National Folic Acid Program, including a review of US Public Health Service folic acid recommendations, resources for folic acid counseling, the work of the National Council on Folic Acid, and a pilot migrant farm worker health educator or “promotora” effort.  Participants will also learn about the recent formative research conducted with Spanish-speaking Latinas.

  • Adriane K. Griffen, MPH, CHES, Director of Health Promotion and Partnerships for the Spina Bifida Association (SBA)
  • Alina L. Flores, MPH, CHES, Health Education Specialist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Presentation
  • Nicole Oppenheim, MEd, Program Director/Projects Manager for Migrant Health Promotion  Presentation