Public Meeting with Invited Testimony

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Location: Columbus Club, Union Station, Washington, D.C.


9:00 a.m.

Video and Introduction, David R. Williams, Staff Director, Commission to Build a Healthier America

9:10 a.m.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Vision for a Healthier America, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

9:25 a.m.

9:30 a.m.

Progress Since the 2009 Commission Recommendations, David R. Williams

9:40 a.m.

What Shapes Health:  Highlights of the Evidence, Paula Braveman, Director, Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California, San Francisco

10:00 a.m.

Panel I:  Shaping Health in Early Childhood and Discussion with Commissioners

  • Arthur Rolnick, Senior Fellow and Co-Director, Human Capital Research Collaborative, University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs
  • Elisabeth D. Babcock, President and CEO, Crittenton Women’s Union
  • Jessie Rasmussen, President, Buffett Early Childhood Fund
  • Jack Shonkoff, Director, Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

11:15 a.m.

Panel II:  Creating Healthy Communities and Discussion with Commissioners

  • Nancy O. Andrews, President and CEO, Low Income Investment Fund
  • David Fleming, Director and Health Officer, Public Health Seattle & King County
  • Laura J. Trudeau, Senior Program Director, Community Development, The Kresge Foundation
  • David Erickson, Director, Center for Community Development Investments, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

12:25 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Next Steps, Alice M. Rivlin and Mark McClellan

12:30 p.m.

Meeting Adjourns