Friday, August 28, 2015

CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds Presents: “Preventing Suicide: A Comprehensive Public Health Approach”

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., EDT
Global Communications Center (Building 19)
Alexander D. Langmuir Auditorium
Roybal Campus
For non-CDC staff interested in viewing the session:
live external webcast will be available. For individuals who are unable to view the session during the scheduled time, the archived presentation will be posted 48 hours after each session. 

Presented By:
Alex Crosby, MD, MPH
Branch Chief, Surveillance Branch, Division of Violence Prevention
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC
“Suicide: An Urgent Public Health Problem”

Eric D. Caine, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention
University of Rochester Medical Center
“Implementing Promising Suicide Prevention Approaches While Enhancing the Evidence Base”

Jarrod Hindman, MS
Violence and Suicide Prevention Section Manager, Prevention Services Division
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
“Using Data to Increase Awareness and Prevention of Suicide: Colorado’s Public Health Approach”

Jerry Reed, PhD, MSW
Director, Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Co-Director, Injury Control Research Center for Suicide
Vice President, Education Development Center
“Progress, Partnerships, and Optimism in Preventing Suicide”

Facilitated By:
John Iskander, MD, MPH, Scientific Director, Public Health Grand Rounds
Phoebe Thorpe, MD, MPH, Deputy Scientific Director, Public Health Grand Rounds
Susan Laird, MSN, RN, Communications Director, Public Health Grand Rounds

For CDC staff unable to attend the event:
The session will be available on IPTV and Envision. To join by Envision, reserve a conference room and make the Envision request or use your local room scheduling process to schedule Envision.

For questions about this Grand Rounds topic: Feel free to e-mail your questions before or during the session.

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