Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Strategies for Public Health

Tanya Carter is the Suicide Prevention Supervisor at the Minnesota Department of Health, with over 20 years of experience in community education program development and crisis intervention. She is passionate about suicide prevention and reducing the stigma related to mental illness. 

Public Health Advocacy: Meeting with Elected Officials 101

Patrick Stieg is a Certified Health Education Specialist with 35 years of professional experience in public health education, health promotion, and policy development. His career has spanned 17 years in state and county public health departments, 12 years at a voluntary health organization, at both the national and state level, and 6 years at a health plan. He also has extensive experience at the national, state, and local level in public and professional education as well as experience in public policy advocacy around the primary prevention of chronic diseases. Patrick volunteers on several statewide health-related boards and commissions as well as government parks and trails and recreation commissions at the municipal, county, and state level.

Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health Outcomes Data and Standardized Terminology, Part 2

This article is Part 1 of a two-part series covering a presentation made by Karen A. Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. This presentation was made in October 2017 at the Michigan Premier Public Health Conference. Dr. Monsen describes her experience over the course of her career, working with social behavioral determinants of health outcomes data and finding powerful ways to collect the data, interpret the data, and leverage the data to affect policy and inform community health decision-making.

Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health Outcomes Data and Standardized Terminology, Part 1

This article is Part 1 of a two-part series covering a presentation made by Karen A. Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. This presentation was made in October 2017 at the Michigan Premier Public Health Conference. Dr. Monsen describes her experience over the course of her career, working with social behavioral determinants of health outcomes data and finding powerful ways to collect the data, interpret the data, and leverage the data to affect policy and inform community health decision-making.