Creating Accountable

Communities for Health 2015:

Advancing an Integrative Approach to

Community, Health and Well-being

Commons Health 2015
Agenda and Downloads

 



Day 1 -  September 9th

 

  


8:15     

Creating Health: A Systems View of Health (pdf)


Jamie Harvie, P.E

8:45

Integrative Medicine and the Whole Person Approach to Health (pdf)


Courtney Baechler, M.D.

9:30

Food, Nutrition and Mental Health (pdf)


Carolyn Denton MA, LN

10:15

Break



10:30

Mental Health, our Epigenetic Code and our Zip Code (pdf)


Scott Shannon, M.D

11:20

Lessons Learned: Community Health Needs Assessments and Catalyzing Health (pdf)


Michele Craig, Ed.D.


12:15

Lunch



1:15

Movement to Models




Lessons Learned from a Group Wellness Model (pdf)


Rachel Gilbertson

University of Minnesota Duluth


Yoga for Improving Health: Community Organizations, City-Wide Collaborations, and Community Health Centers (pdf)


Greg Van Hyfte
Yoga Care

Pathways out of Poverty


Xavier Bell

Community Action Duluth


Community Listening Sessions: Health and the Co-creation of a Community Equity Agenda (pdf)


Liz Olson

Take Action Minnesota


Anchoring Community Health: Land Trusts and Housing Policy (pdf)


Jeff Washburne

City of Lakes Community Land Trust


Community Supported Agriculture and Health Plan Partnerships:  A National Model for Community Health and Well-being (pdf)


Erika Jones

FairShare Coalition


Diabetes and Group Visits in an Under-served Population


Eileen Kerr, P.A.

Hennepin County Medical Center


Awakening, Humanness and Alzheimer’s - How Integrative Approaches Can Improve Quality of Life and Decrease Cost (pdf)


Maria Reyes, R.N.

Awakenings Project Director


A Naturally Healthy Beverage Policy National Model: Sugar-free, Artificial free (pdf)


Natasha Ward, RDN, CD

Baldwin Medical Center

2:45

Break



3:00

Working Sessions


Break Through Conversations

4:45

Closing Experiential







5:30

Commons Health Reception 

Fireside Lounge, Midi  Restaurant, Fitgers Hotel

600 E. Superior St.








Day 2 - September 10th, 2015



8:15


Community Perspectives on Employee and Community Health and Well-Being


Adam Rees
President Essentia Health Central Region


Dan Russell,

Executive Director

DECC


Sue Ross,

Executive Vice-President Human Resources Maurice's

8:50

Health and Community


Gail Christopher

Vice President for Policy and Senior Advisor

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

9:40

Break



10:00

Touchstone's Community Health and Wellness Center: Bringing Functional Medicine and Integrative Medicine to the Underserved (pdf)


Lori Knutson RN, BSN, HNB-BC

Laura Sandquist, DNP, R.N

Touchstone

10:50

Building a Mental Health Commons: A Community Based Approach to Mental Health Panel



CHUM Duluth Police Department Community Intervention Group (pdf)


Minnesota Extension (pdf)





Lee Stuart,

Exec. Director CHUM


Deb Holman, CHUM


Dave Drozdowski,

Duluth Police Department


Scott Shannon, M.D.


Cari Michaels, MPH Minnesota Extension

11:40

Table Discussion



12:30

Conference Close



Commons Health 2015 Conference Proceedings and Narrative (pdf)
In this latest report we share key themes, presentation narratives and our "harvest" of attendee conversations and call to action!
Speaker Snapshots
and Bios


Full bios on all Commons Health 2015 speakers are available here

Dr. Baechler will share the whole person approach of her Allina team and their awarding winning program.
Erika Jones will explain how Wisconsin based Fairshare has leveraged relationships with area health plans helping improve the variety and consumption of vegetables and bring millions into the local farming economy.
Maria Reyes, RN will share how the nationally recognized, award winning whole person approach can not only awaken alzheimers patients bu save hundreds of thousands of dollars and reduce pharmaceutical use.
Chicago based Greg Van Hyfte will provide insights as to how  YogaCare was able to bring yoga to free clinics in Chicago and the multiple benefits that resulted.