Health and Recreation (9:30 - 12:00):
Learn about the intersections of parks, recreation, and outdoor play with public health outcomes! Through learning about innovative programs such as Bull City Fit , Walk with A Doc, and New Hanover County ParkRx, attendees will learn best practices and success stories of recreation-based health initiatives.
Asheley Skinner, Ph.D. - Duke University
Sarah Armstrong, M.D. - Duke University
Kirsten Ambrose, M.S. - University of North Carolina
Jodi Rich - New Hanover County Parks and Gardens
Aaron Hipp, Ph.D. - NC State University (Moderator)
Building Healthy Communities (1:00 - 3:30):
Providing access to parks and recreation to different segments of our communities is important to positively affect community health. This panel will provide examples of utilizing the built environment, cooperative extension, and special populations to impact community health.
Melissa Rockett - NC Division of Public Health Built Environment Coordinator
Nicolle Miller - UNC-A NC Center for Health & Wellness Director of State & Community Collaboration
Yvonne Murphy - NC State Cooperative Extension
Lindsey Haynes - Maslow, PhD - NC State University
Tim Schwantes - Project Officer - Healthy Places by Design
Mary Bea Kolbe - NC Division of Public Health (Moderator)
Panels will last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes, followed by a short break. After the break, the event will turn into a 45 minute "round table" discussion, where workshop attendees have the opportunity to mingle with the panelists around structured topics. Finally, each round table will report out as to what their group discussed for the last 15 minutes of the session.
9:15 - 9:30 Introduction
9:30 - 12:00 Health and Recreation Panel
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (provided with registration)
1:00 - 3:30 Building Healthy Communities Panel
*CEU's pending approval
Information will be updated as it becomes available
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