Health and Equity in All Policies: The Crossroads of Policy and Public Health

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Robert Jennings

Robert Jennings is a communications and public relations professional with nearly 30 years of experience in various public sector organizations.  Mr. Jennings formerly served as the Director of Communications for the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) in both the Strickland and Kasich Administrations (2008 – 2014).  In his role with the state health department, Mr.

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Course Details

Who Should View This Webcast

Public health professionals, students, and faculty interested in interdisciplinary ways to impact health at the population level through policy.


  • Recognize the strategic reasons for integrating health considerations into public policy-making (CHES Areas of Responsibility 7.2.1, 7.3.1)
  • Identify opportunities to incorporate an HEiAP Framework in state and local decision-making processes (7.2.1, 7.2.9)
  • Discuss how to build coalitions that ensure continued participation and provide diverse knowledge and skills (7.2.2)
  • Recognize several public health and political hot-button issues (7.2.1)

Continuing Education Credit And Certificate Of Completion

None at this time.

Planning Committee

Brad Snyder, MPH & Phoebe Goldberg, MPH, CHES

Conflict Of Interest

All instructors and activity planners have reported  no conflicts of interest related to this activity.


This conference was sponsored by the Genesee County Health Department. The Michigan Public Health Training Center is pleased to provide the webcast of the keynote session. Additional conference sponsors include Hurley Foundation, UM-Flint Public Health & Health Sciences Department, Hamilton Community Health Network, Molina Healthcare, Aetna, Genesee Health Plan, and Genesee Health System.

The Michigan PHTC is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27881 Region V Public Health Training Collaborative (total award amount $825,634). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

Technical Information

This webcast uses Kaltura.

This course will close on February 20, 2017. Please view materials by February 19, 2017 if interested. 

This recording originated from the May 3, 2016 Genesee County Health Department's Public Health Conference.

This presentation seeks to increase the public health worker's understanding of the importance of implementing public policies that systematically take into account the health implications of policy decisions. This will be accomplished by evaluating the cause and effect of real-world policy decisions and their impact on health outcomes. The presentation will outline ways communities can build capacity to implement a Health and Equity in All Policies framework that goes beyond the boundaries of public health.