About the Ned E. Baker
Lecture in Public Health Series
Learn more about the Ned E. Baker Lectures in Public Health
The 2012 Baker Lecture topic was, "Telling the Public Health Story: How to Affect Policy, Engage Elected Officials, and Inspire Citizens." The speaker was Andy Goodman, nationally recognized author, speaker, and consultant in the field of public interest communications.
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The 2011 Baker Lecture topic was "Using Social Marketing to Strengthen Public Health Policies." The speaker was Kristen Grimm, founder and president of Spitfire Strategies.
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The 2010 Baker Lecture topic was "A Growing Hunger: The Nation's Demand for Food Safety and Nutrition Information." The panel featured nationally recognized experts Keith L. Krinn, RS, MA, DAAS, CPHA, Claudine J. Kavanaugh, PhD, MPH, RD, and Margo Wootan, DSc.
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The 2009 Baker Lecture topic was "Building a Healthier America."The panel consisted of Lieutenant General Russel L. Honoré (Ret.), Stephanie Bailey, MD, MS, and J. Nick Baird, MD.
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The 2008 Baker Lecture topic was "The Institute of Medicine's Future of Public Health - 20 Years Later." The speaker was Hugh Tilson, MD, DrPh, Senior Advisor to the Dean, Public Health Leadership Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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The 2007 Baker Lecture topic was “New Rules for Strengthening
the Public Health System.” The speaker was Leslie Beitsch, MD, JD, Director, Center for
Medicine and Public Health, Florida State University.
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The 2006 Baker Lecture topic was “Engaging the
Public in Public Health.” The speaker was David Matthews, PhD, President of Kettering Foundation.
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The 2005 Baker Lecture topic was "Working with Local Elected Officials to Improve Public Health." The speaker was Vaughn Mamlin Upshaw, DrPH, EdD, former NALBOH President and member of the NALBOH Board of Directors.
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The 2004 Baker Lecture topic was "Local Responsibilities Related to National Environmental Health Priorities." The speaker was Richard Jackson, MD, Senior Advisor to the Director, Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
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The 2003 Baker Lecture topic was "Communicating Under Fire: Focus on Public Health Situations." The speaker was Vincent Covello, Director of the Center for Risk Communication.
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The 2002 Baker Lecture topic was "The Changing Roles of Local Board of Health: From Service Provision to Assurance." The speaker was Susan Scrimshaw, PhD, School of Public Health Dean, University of Illinois at Chicago.
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The 2001 Baker Lecture topic was "Relationships: Family, Community and Public Health." The speaker was Michael E. Bird, President of the American Public Health Association (APHA).
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The first Ned E. Baker lecture was held on April 7, 2000. Dr. C. William Keck's presentation was "Multiple Partnerships: Endless Opportunities,"
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