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Department of Health and Human Services
The National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Agenda: September 15-17, 2010, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Sixty-Sixth Meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services

Ox Yoke Inn
4420 220th Trail
Amana, IA 52203

 

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

8:45 a.m. Opening of the Meeting

Chair, the Honorable Ronnie Musgrove

Remarks of Former Chair, the Honorable Robert Ray

9:15 a.m. Setting the Context for Rural Iowa

Tom Milligan

10:30 a.m. State Office of Rural Health Welcome

Tom Newton, MPP, REHS – Director, Iowa Department of Public Health

10:45 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Childhood Obesity in Rural Communities Panel

Deborah Waldron, MD - Chief Medical Officer and Co-Director, Child Health Specialty Clinics 

Linda Snetselaar, RD, PhD - Professor and Nutrition Center Director, University of Iowa College of Public Health

12:15 p.m. United States Department of Agriculture

Bill Menner – State Director, Rural Development, USDA

12:30 p.m. Lunch

Networking lunch with USDA Rural Development State Directors

1:30 p.m. Quality Implications of the Affordable Care Act Panel

Keith Mueller, PhD – Director, Rural Policy Research Instituteand Professor and Head, Department of Health Management and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Iowa

David Swieskowski, MD, MBA – Chief Executive Officer, Mercy Clinics

2:45 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. Early Childhood Development Place-Based Initiatives Panel

Charles Bruner – Executive Director, Child & Family Policy Center and Former Iowa State Senator

Shanell Wagler - Director, Early Childhood Iowa

4:15 p.m. Overview of Site Visits

4:45 p.m. Call for Public Comment

 

Thursday, September 16, 2010

8:45 a.m. HHS Update

Tom Morris

9:15 a.m. Depart for Site Visits

Quality Implications of the Affordable Care Act–Grinnell Regional Medical Center

Rural Early Childhood Development Place-Based Initiatives – Kids Corner and Iowa State University Extension Office

Childhood Obesity in Rural Communities – Pick A Better Snack Program, Wapello Elementary School and Iowa State University Extension Office

3:30 p.m Subcommittee time

 

Friday, September 17, 2010

8:45 a.m. Review of Subcommittee Visits

9:45 a.m. Report Working Session – Updates and Discussion

10:15 a.m. Letter to the Secretary

10:45 a.m. Preview of February Meeting

11:00 a.m. Call for Public Comment

11:15 a.m. Adjourn