Community Engagement Conference
January 24–25, 2018
The Ohio Union

Agenda will be updated as speakers are confirmed.

8:00 am - 3:00 pm


8:00 am - 8:30 am


8:30 am - 9:30 am

Welcome and opening panel

Thomas Quade, President, American Public Health Association/Health Commissioner, Marion County

Mario Molina, former CEO of Molina Healthcare

Dr. Joseph Crowley, President, American Dental Association

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Breakout Sessions 1

Includes invited speaker Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Chief Wellness Officer, The Ohio State University

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Breakout Sessions 2

Includes invited speaker Laurie A. Van Egeren
Assistant provost for University-Community Partnerships, Michigan State University

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch and Facilitated networking

Comments from Ohio State President Dr. Michael V. Drake

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Breakout Sessions 3

Includes invited speaker Dr. Lina Dostilio, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement, University of Pittsburgh

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Poster Forum

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Conference Keynote
Provost’s Discovery Themes Lecture

Dr. Donna Shalala, Trustee Professor of Political Science and Health Policy, University of Miami

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Poster presentations on display

8:00 am - 11:00 am


8:00 am - 8:30 am


8:30 am - 9:30 am

Opening Speaker

Charles Rutheiser, Senior Associate in the Center for Community and Economic Opportunity, Annie E. Casey Foundation

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Breakout Sessions 4

Includes invited speaker Ed Morrison, Agile Strategy Lab Director, Purdue University

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Breakout Sessions 5

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Co-Plenary Speakers

Amy Rohling McGee: Health Policy Institute of Ohio’s Health Value Dashboard

John Begala: Big City Problems in Ohio’s Small Towns

Facilitated Networking

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Capnote Panel


MODERATOR: Stacy Rastauskas, Vice President for Government Relations, The Ohio State University

Thomas Ryan, MD, John G. And Jeanne Bonnet McCoy Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine and Heart and Vascular Center Director, The Ohio State University

Cathann Kress, PhD, Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Dean of the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University

Greg Moody, Director, Governor's Office of Health Transformation



8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Poster presentations on display