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16th Annual Iowa Public Health Practice Colloquium: Envisioning Public Health and Primary Care in 2030

November 17, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm


Please join us for the 16th Annual Iowa Public Health Practice Colloquium- Envisioning Public Health & Primary Care in 2030: Exploring Strategies to Create Successful Futures Together

There is no charge to attend. We do ask that participants wishing to attend register at go.prepareiowa.com/f8 by Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Lunch will be provided.


Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Callaghan Auditorium (N110), College of Public Health Building

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA



What is the future of public health and primary care? What driving forces are shaping each and where might they go in the next ten to fifteen years? This year’s colloquium will explore these questions using futuristic scenarios that consider the likely implications, challenges, and strategies for creating successful futures together.


Objectives for the Colloquium

By the end of the program, attendees will be able to use these futuristic scenarios as a living tool to:

  • Test whether current strategies will be effective in the different scenarios.
  • Formulate strategies to more effectively adapt to the changing environment.
  • Assure that strategic plans address the larger picture and longer-term futures of public health and primary care.



Target Audience

  • Public health and primary care practitioners
  • Governmental and non-governmental public health agencies/organizations
  • Health care organizations
  • Academic and community partners




10:30 a.m.     Registration and Networking



11:15 a.m.     Welcome & Iowa Public Health Heroes Award

Dean Sue Curry, PhD                                    Christopher Atchison

Dean, UI College of Public Health                Director, Institute for Public Health Practice and Associate Dean for Public Health Practice

11:35              Scenarios: The Futures of Public Health and Primary Care

Dr. Clement Bezold, PhD

Senior Futurist and Co-Founder, Institute for Alternative Futures

Alexandria VA


12:15 p.m.     Lunch (provided) – CPH Atrium


1:15                Scenarios: Setting the Stage for Small Group Discussions

Dr. Clement Bezold, PhD


1:45                Move to break-out rooms


1:55                Small Group Exercise: Scenario Implications and Strategies

Group Facilitators


2:55                Break


3:05                Full Group Discussion & Robust Implications

Dr. Clement Bezold, PhD


4:05                Closing Comments

            Tanya Uden-Holman, PhD

                        Associate Director, Institute for Public Health Practice

Associate Dean for Education and Student Affairs


4:15                Adjourn


Continuing Education Credit

Nursing – The University of Iowa College of Nursing is an Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider, Number 1. Full time attendance for this program will award .38 CEUs or 3.8 contact hours.



The program is funded, in part, by a grant from the Midwestern Public Health Training Center. There is no charge for participation.



Online registration is available until November 10, 2015 at go.prepareiowa.com/f8


Sponsored by

Institute for Public Health Practice

Iowa Counties Public Health Association

Iowa Department of Public Health

Iowa Primary Care Association

Iowa Public Health Association

University of Iowa College of Public Health

Midwestern Public Health Training Center

In Collaboration with the University of Iowa College of Nursing



Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Kate Burnette in advance at 319-335-8451.



Fall Colloquium poster


November 17, 2015
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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UI CPH Building