The Men’s Health Caucus is hosting its first-ever pre-conference session as a part of this year’s 141st Annual Meeting & Exposition of the American Public Health Association (APHA). The event is co-sponsored by the Black Caucus of Health Workers of APHA and organized in collaboration with Men’s Health Network, Massachusetts Children’s Trust Fund, Men’s Health League of the Cambridge Health Alliance, and Whittier Street Health Center.
The pre-conference session, Fatherhood as a Public Health Priority, is an opportunity to prioritize the importance of fatherhood in health and discuss how local communities are empowering fathers and changing parenting approaches through multisector approaches.
The event will take place on Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 8:30 am – 11:00 am. Registration is free and open to anyone interested in learning more. Click here to register.
Fernando Mederos, Ed.D., Director of Fatherhood Engagement,
Massachusetts Department of Children and Families
Albert Pless, Jr., MS, Manager, Men’s Health League
Cambridge Health Alliance
Ana N. Fadich, MPH, CHES, Vice President, Men’s Health Network
Michelle Godfrey, Director, Cambridge Center for Families
Dr. James E. Leone, PhD, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, *D, CHES
FMHI Associate Professor of Health Department of Movement Arts,
Health Promotion and Leisure Studies College of Education and Allied Studies
Bridgewater State University
Dr. Raymond A. Levy, PsyD Director, The Fatherhood Project Department of Psychiatry,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Haji Shearer, Director of the Fatherhood Initiative,
Massachusetts Children’s Trust Fund
For more information and registration details visit https://menshealthcaucus.eventbrite.com/