Monday, October 31, 2016 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 240 Dockser

Public Health 3.0: Upgrading Public Health in Boston

FeaturingMonica Valdes Lupi
Monica Valdes Lupi, Executive Director, Boston Public Health Commission

Monica Valdes Lupi, executive director of the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), delivered the Center for Health Policy and Law's annual lecture on Monday, October 31, 2016. She spoke about the strategic priorities of her office, including treating and preventing prescription drug abuse; strengthening partnerships with the health care community; and advancing health equity.

Valdes Lupi manages a $162 million budget and leads 1,100 employees. In addition to operating a broad range of public health programs, the BPHC includes Boston Emergency Medical Services, school-based health centers, several substance abuse treatment facilities and the largest homeless services program in New England. Valdes Lupi serves as the key advisor to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on health issues and continues to build innovative partnerships across city agencies to leverage strategic opportunities for housing, economic development, transportation, education and environmental policies to positively impact the health of all Boston residents.

In September 2016, Valdes Lupi was appointed an affiliated professor of the practice in Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences’ Department of Health Sciences and Northeastern University School of Law.

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