The Sullivan County Success Summit was…a success! Thank you to all of our presenters and attendees for making this an educational, entertaining event that allowed us to take note of all the progress our community has made. If you missed the event or just want to share some of the facts and information, the summit presentation is below (PDF file):
NEWPORT, NH—On Tuesday, May 12, the public is invited to learn more about health in the greater Sullivan County region in a session with Dr. Benjamin Chan, the New Hampshire State Epidemiologist, from 11 am-12:30 pm at the Sugar River Bank Community Room, 10 Main Street in Newport. The event, hosted by the Greater Sullivan County Public Health Network, will take participants through public health data for the region and begin to identify regional health priorities. All are welcome at the event, which is free. Water and a light snack will be provided.
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Dr. Benjamin Chan is a board certified internal medicine, infectious disease, and preventive medicine physician with training in healthcare microsystem quality improvement. He graduated medical school from the University Of Vermont College Of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship trainings at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He also obtained his MPH degree through The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice (TDI). In July 2014, he began working as the State Epidemiologist for the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services.
The Greater Sullivan County Public Health Network is a collaborative of the county, municipalities and numerous health and human service agencies, schools, and community groups that work to improve our region’s capacity and capability to manage all health emergencies. It includes Communities United Regional Network for Sullivan County and the Sullivan County Medical Reserve Corps, with support from the County Commissioner’s Office. For more information, visit PreventionWorksNH.org.
On Thursday, May 7, we’re getting together with our partners to celebrate the progress that Sullivan County has seen toward improving our economy and making a stronger, healthier, safer community. The event will be free and open to the public.
Agenda (subject to change):
1) Welcome and Success Exhibition
2) Trends and Economic Strengths
3) Health and Safety
- Clinical Care
- Public Safety
4) Youth and Young Adults building our future
- Honoring County Youth
- Young Professionals
5) Our Way Forward
For more information, contact Liz at 603-477-8896. RSVP requested at EventBrite.