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Partners in Public Health

Partners in Public Health Luncheon

April 24, 2018

“Maternal & Child Health: Why It Matters to Our Communities”

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Hacienda del Sol
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Velia Leybas Nuño, PhD
Velia Leybas Nuño, PhD
Assistant Professor and Director, Family & Child Health Program, University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Partners in Public Health (PIPH) is a group of members dedicated to supporting the mission of the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health: eradicating health disparities, and promoting healthy people and communities. Our partners also focus on supporting public health initiatives through advocacy, educational programming, and outreach.

The annual Partners in Public Health Luncheon is one of many activities drawing keynote speakers with national and regional public health expertise. Timely topics have included:

  • Maternal and Child Health: Why it Matters to Our Communities
  • Proposed Changes to the Affordable Care Act
  • Global Public Health Threats and Exceptional Opportunities
  • Ending Pandemics: Big Ideas, Big Data and You!
  • Public Health: The Solution to an Increasing Disease and Economic Burden
  • Universal Health Care
  • Our Children’s Health, Our Children’s School: A Call to Action
  • Skinny Stars vs. Super Sized Servings: How Do We Practice Public Health in a Media Culture
  • Border Health: Unique Opportunities and Challenges
  • Veterans and the Public Health: Caring for our Heroes in the 21st Century

Join Partners in Public Health

Members of Partners in Public Health donate $200 or more annually to the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. The money raised is used to inform, educate and empower people with knowledge about today’s most critical health issues.

  • Partner with community leaders, organizations and clubs.
  • Raise funds for key public health programs and efforts.
  • Support public health legislation and policy efforts.

Partners in Public Health members receive:

  • Invitation to the Annual Partners in Public Health Luncheon.
  • Invitation to seminars, lectures and special events.
  • Email alerts about the latest public health concerns and issues.
  • Recognition on the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health website.
Dr. Carmona and Dean Iman Hakim at the 2015 Partners in Public Health luncheon.Partners in Public Health Luncheon: From left, David Adame, President, Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC); Gilbert Arvizu (CPLC scholarship recipient); Dean Iman Hakim; Dr. Richard Carmona; Magdalena Verdugo, (CPLC); Harry Garewal, CEO, Trin & Associates.
Dr. Carmona conversing with students at the 2015 Partners in Public Health luncheon.Keynote Speaker Dr. Richard Carmona, Dean Iman Hakim and public health students.

Meet Our Partners in Public Health

We extend a sincere and heartfelt "thank you" to all the members of Partners in Public Health.

  • David & Heather Alberts
  • Larry & Wendy Aldrich
  • Joseph Alpert
  • Bruce & Jane Ash
  • Hal Ashton
  • Gail Barker
  • Nanci Berens
  • Therese Berg
  • Kim & Don Bourn
  • Jefferey & Kathryn Burgess
  • Kent & Liz Campbell
  • Colleen Carter
  • Paul Capp & Connie Whitehead
  • Rich & Diana Carmona
  • Zhao Chen & Xiaobin Wu
  • Jim and Vicki Click
  • Cliff & Penny Crutchfield
  • Jerry Cohen
  • Sara S. Cohen
  • James & Priscilla Dalen
  • Donald Diamond
  • Alejandra & Douglas Dreisbach
  • Bruce & Katie Dusenberry
  • Robert & Beverely Elliott
  • Sybille Fritzshe
  • Gary Frost and Linda Fredin
  • Joe & Lynn Gerald
  • Robert Guerrero
  • Bob & Marianne Hadden
  • Iman Hakim & Michael Mikhael
  • Marilyn Heins
  • Dolores Hillenbrand
  • Geneva Heller and Family
  • Htay Hla
  • Reuben T. Howard
  • Mike Humphrey & JoAnn Shepard
  • Michael & Beth Kasser
  • Donna Knight
  • Nabeeh & Elham LaHood
  • Barry & Janet Lang
  • Helaine D. Levy
  • Deanna Lewis
  • Eric and Michelle Lutz
  • William A. Mason
  • Robert Mason & Suzanne Miles
  • Harry McDermott
  • David & Denise McEvoy
  • Stephen Michael
  • Arthur and Paula Molk
  • Alberto & Gesine Moore
  • Albert Moussa & Sonia Armaleh
  • Halla Moussa
  • Lupita Murillo
  • Mary Kay O’Rourke
  • Rose Perrill
  • Richard Rainwater & Darla Moore
  • Cecilia Rosales
  • Ronald & Marcia Rubin
  • Mercedes Sanchez
  • Alif & Deanne Sarah
  • Betty Anne Sarver
  • Irene Sarver
  • Sue Scerbo
  • Gulshan & Neelam Sethi
  • Mirea Sharifi
  • Duane and Kathy Sherrill
  • Allison Duffy Skeif & Basel Skeif
  • Ernest & Joanne Smerdon
  • Mark Smolinski
  • Jay & Lisa Stern
  • G. Marie Swanson
  • Doug Taren & Myra Muramoto
  • Cyndi & Rob Thomson
  • Chris Tisch & Jordan Misner
  • Robert & Sue Vaughan
  • Anthony & Joan Vuturo
  • Hank Walker & Patricia Andrade
  • Ronald & Mary Weinstein
  • Jan Konstanty & Patricia Wallace
  • David and Diane Wolsk
  • Jilianne Woosley
  • Karen Young
  • Jared Younger
  • Jill Guernsey de Zapien
  • Mel & Enid Zuckerman

For more information about Partners in Public Health, please contact Donna Knight: (520) 626-6459, dknight@email.arizona.edu

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