About this Event
INDIANAPOLIS — Members of the media are invited to attend Public Health Day on Thursday, Jan. 26, to learn about the work being done to improve how public health services are delivered across the state. The event will include public health advocates from across the state, a lineup of speakers who will discuss efforts underway to improve access to core public health services, and a panel discussion focused on the state of public health.
WHAT: Public Health Day
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 26, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: North Atrium, Indiana Statehouse
DESCRIPTION: The event will feature remarks from Gov. Eric J. Holcomb, State Health Commissioner Kris Box, M.D., FACOG, former state Sen. Luke Kenley, Dr. Judy Monroe, a former state health commissioner who serves as CEO of the CDC Foundation, and former Congresswoman Susan Brooks, as well as Brenna Bastin, a youth public health advocate. Following remarks, a panel discussion will be held featuring Dr. Virginia Caine, director and chief medical officer of the Marion County Public Health Department; Cara Veale, CEO of the Indiana Rural Health Association; Grant County Commissioner Mark Bardsley; and Lucia Mercado, a sophomore at Butler University studying health and business.
Media who plan to attend are asked to RSVP to [email protected] no later than 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26.