Public Health: We Make a Difference

Thursday, November 19, 2020

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join WebEx Meeting 120 025 2074

Introduction & Welcome

Orientation to the APHI Innovations in Public Health Series & Today’s Session

Michael E. Thompson, Acting Director, Academy for Population Health Innovation

Kerry Burch, Director, Office of Innovation & Strategy, Mecklenburg County Public Health

Our Stories: Making a Difference


Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence on Children: A Creative Response

LIVE with the authors of Your Feelings Matter
Tiffany Sanders and Amber Holmes, MCPH Child Development-Community Policing Program

The PrEP Initiative: Access to Treatment for Those Without Health Insurance

Introduction by Jeffery Edwards-Knight, Supervisor, MCPH HIV/STD Community Services

Interview with J. Wesley Thompson, Medical Director, Amity Medical Group

by Patrick A. Robinson, Research Professor, UNC Charlotte, and APHI HIV Area Lead

Innovative Service Delivery: Little Shots, COVID Testing & Flu Prevention

LIVE with Meg Sullivan, MD, Medical Director, Mecklenburg County Public Health
Jeanne Williams, Health Manager, MCPH Immunization, Refugee Health & Tuberculosis Programs

Interactive Feedback and Future Direction

  • Sharing Our Stories and Reflections

  • Poll: Future Innovations in Public Health Series Topics

  • Evaluation: Feedback on Today’s Event

  • Questions & Answers

Messages of Appreciation


The APHI Innovations in Public Health Series brings health and human services practitioners, researchers, and students together

for dialogue, professional development, and engagement.  The series is designed to address priority areas and emerging issues facing our

communities and to build critical skills for evidence-based practice.  APHI, the Academy for Population Health Innovation,
is a collaborative effort of Mecklenburg County Public Health and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.