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Fatherhood as a Public Health Priority

November 3, 2013 | 8:30 AM

Boston Convention Center, Boston, MA

The Men's Health Caucus is hosting its first-ever pre-conference session, Fatherhood as a Public Health Priority, as a part of this year’s 141st Annual Meeting & Exposition of the American Public Health Association (APHA) on November 3, 2013. The event is co-sponsored by the Black Caucus of Health Workers of APHA and organized in collaboration with the 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 various approaches. Featured speakers include:
Documentary film maker Noube Rateau
Fernando Mederos, Ed.D., Director of Fatherhood Engagement, Massachusetts Department of Children and Families
Ana N. Fadich, MPH, CHES, Vice President, Men's Health Network
Michelle Godfrey, Director, Cambridge Center for Families
Dr. James E. Leone, PhD, Associate Professor, 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 Initaitive, Massachusetts Children's Trust Fund

This event is FREE. Register here:  http://www.eventbrite.com/event/8389907439/eivtefrnd