Statewide mayoral roundtable on “Building Healthy Communities” — what are companies large and small doing to support healthy communities and healthy lifestyles in Arizona?
Attending will be Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, Winslow Mayor Robin Boyd and Coconino County Supervisor Liz Archuleta.
Keynote speaker is John Auerbach, executive director of Trust for America’s Health. Leading a nonprofit organization that makes disease prevention a national priority, Auerbach will present resources to connect community design with improved public health outcomes. He is closely monitoring changes to the healthcare system in the U.S., and will touch on “Repeal and Replacement” of the Affordable Care Act.
Panels will include Community Design, Transportation & Public Health: Arizona Success Stories, with Dr. Bob England, director of Maricopa County Health Department, and Rachel Zenuk, MPH, of the Pinal County Public Health Community. Health Assessments and Improvement Plans across Arizona consistently show that transportation is a key element in improving an entire host of social determinants that impact health. Dr. Bob England and Rachel Zenuk will showcase transportation intervention strategies that urban and rural county health departments are facilitating in Arizona that are improving public health outcomes, promoting social equity, improving the local economy and better protecting the environment.