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3rd Annual Physician Public Health Summit

  • 05 Jun 2019
  • 06 Jun 2019
  • Chicago State University


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AAPHP 3rd Annual Public Health Physician Summit Series

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June 5-6, 2019 (prior to AMA Conference)

Hosted at Chicago State University’s (CSU) Gwendolyn Brooks Library

 9501 S. King Dr., Chicago, IL 60628

Wednesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 6, Library Level 4

Dial-in number:  (515) 604-9963

Access code: 611198

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Summit Chairs: Dr. John Bradley, Thomas Britt, M.D, MPH, & Dennis Garrett M.D.

AAPHP/ CAHMCP (Chicago Area Health and Medical Careers Program)/ Health Policy Institute of Chicago (HPI) Policy Forum

Directors: Melvin Daniels, Ph.D., Roland Walker, M.D., Dave Cundiff, M.D., MPH

Wednesday June 5, 2019

9:00-9:55am       Continental Breakfast Provided and Registration

10:00-10:15am   Welcome Address: Dr. Dennis Garrett, M.D., President of the AAPHP & HMCDIP3­­­

10:15-12:00am What is the New CHAMCP, the Continuum, its DNA, and Replication: Health Manpower and Career Development Institute: Pipeline, Preparation, Partnership (HMCDIP3 also known as Champs)

                            Moderator: Dennis Garrett, M.D. President of AAPHPP CAHMCP/HMCDIP3­­


                                 Dr. John Bradley Creator of CAHMCP/HMCDIP3

                              Ronald Rembert, M.D. President of CAHMCP Alumni Development & AAPHP Board Member

                            Dr. Ozell Hubert, Pharm. D. Champs in Alabama

                                 Andre Thomas, M.D. Champs in Texas 

                                 Dr. Melvin Daniels, Ph.D. Professor at CSU & Pre-Medicine Director at CSU

                                 Dr. Justin Akujieze, Ph.D. Professor of Physicist a CSU         


12:00-1:00am      Lunch will be Provided

1:00pm – 3:30pm Preventive Services Tool Kit Seminar (PSTK): Slides will be available onsite/online

                                   Lecturers: Joel Nitzkin, M.D., MPH, AAPHP Board Member & former AAPHP President

                                                    Dave Cundiff, M.D., MPH AAPHP Delegate to AMA & former AAPHP President

3:30pm-4:30pm   Moderator: Thomas Britt, M.D., MPH of HPI of Chicago

Presentation on Pilot Veganism in a Local Mega Church: Dr. Terry Mason, M.D., MPH

4:00-4:30p           Topic: Meet CHAMP Physician Fellows, Staff Interns & Preceptees

Moderator: Lloyd Sealey Medical Student RFUMS & AAPHP Staff Intern

Thursday, June 6, 2019

9:00-9:55am           Continental Breakfast Provided and Registration

10:00-10:15am       Announcements, Updates: Dr. Thomas Britt, M.D. AAPHP President Elect & President of HPI

10:15a-12:00pm   AAPHP/CAHMCP Policy Forum: Panel Presentation

                         Topic: E-Cigarettes & Smoking Harm Reduction Challenges

                         Moderator: Dr. Thomas Britt, M.D., MPH President Elect-AAPHP, Creator of the HPI in Chicago

                          Panelist:  Joel Nitzkin, M.D., MPH, AAPHP Board Member & former President

    Robert Winn, M.D. Pulmonologist, Vice Chancellor of U of I Community Clinics

    Danny Davis, Ph.D. Congressman of Illinois

12:00-1:00am      Lunch will be Provided


1:00-2:00p         AAPHP/CAHMCP Policy Forum: Panel Presentation

                                 Topic: Opioid Crisis and Challenges: Urban and Rural

                                  Moderator: Damon Arnold, M.D., MPH, AAPHP Board Member, former IDPH Director


                                                  David Cundiff, M.D., AAPHP former AAPHP President

                                           Felicia Davis, M.D., MPH, Addiction Specialist

                                           Yihoodah Y. Green, M.D., Healing Hands Resource Center & AAPHP Board Member

                                           Bonnie Thomas, M.D., Komed Holman Clinics

                                           MaryAnne C. Murray DNP Ed.D. Affiliate AAPHP Member


3:30-4:45p          General Members Meeting/ Business Meeting

4:30-5:00p          Wrap Up/Adjourn


All AAPHP and CAHMCP members are invited to attend all events either in person or via teleconference.

Please consider volunteering for a committee and inviting a colleague.

Registration is complimentary but required for AAPHP/CAHMCP Policy Forum.

Go to to register, for updates and more information. Contact (773) 945-1485 with questions.

Thanks for your support and we look forward to seeing you at the Summit!

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