FOCUS ON EYE HEALTH

NATIONAL SUMMIT

The 2014 Focus on Eye Health Summit

Wednesday, June 18, 2014, The National Press Club

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SUMMIT AGENDA

Moderators: Sandra S. Block, OD, MEd., Illinois College of Optometry & Cynthia J. Owsley, PhD, MSPH University of Alabama-Birmingham

Opening Remarks
Rear Admiral (RADM) Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH, Acting United States Surgeon General

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Rear Admiral (RADM) Boris D. Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H., Acting United States Surgeon General

The Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems
John Wittenborn, NORC at the University of Chicago
Presentation Slides (pdf)

Vision Impairment and Multiple Chronic Conditions in the U.S.
John Crews, DPA, CDC Vision Health Initiative
Presentation Slides (pdf)

New Evidence on Smoking and Vision Loss: Are We Doing Enough?
David Lee, PhD, University of Miami
Presentation Slides (pdf)

Vision Loss and Depression
Alan Morse, JD, PhD, Lighthouse Guild
Presentation Slides (pdf)

Falls and Vision
Bernard Steinman, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston
Presentation Slides (pdf)

Impact of Diabetes Among Younger People on Future Eye Disease
Neil Bressler, MD, Johns Hopkins University
Presentation Slides (pdf)

Health Funding in the Dark Age of Austerity
Emily Holubowich, MPP, Coalition for Health Funding
Presentation Slides (pdf)

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

1. Children’s Vision: A Population Perspective

Moderators: Paul Lee, MD, JD, University of Michigan and Kathleen Murphy, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, University of Texas

This session made possible with support from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and the University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center

W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center

• David Musch, PhD, MPH, University of Michigan - Presentation Slides (pdf)
• Joshua Stein, MD, MS, University of Michigan - Presentation Slides (pdf)
• Richard Bunner, MA, Retired from Ohio Department of Health - Presentation Slides (pdf)
• Alex Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, Duke University - Presentation Slides (pdf)
• Rachel Schumann, PhD, RN, Michigan Department of Community Health - Presentation Slides (pdf)
• Sandra Block, OD, MEd, Illinois College of Optometry - Presentation Slides (pdf)

2. Reducing the Impact of Diabetic Eye Disease

Moderator: CDR Letia Boseman, MPH, CHES, CDC Division of Diabetes Translation

• Jinan Saadine, MD, MPH, CDC Vision Health Initiative - Presentation Slides (pdf)
• Lori Grover, OD, PhD, Arizona State University - Presentation Slides (pdf)
• Neil Bressler, MD, Johns Hopkins University - Presentation Slides (pdf)
• Joan Hill, RD, CDE, LDN, American Association of Diabetes Educators - Presentation Slides (pdf)

3. Turning the Tide: Can Public Policy Curb the Growing Impact of Vision Problems

Moderator: Jeff Todd, Prevent Blindness - Presentation Slides (pdf)

• Tricia Schmitt, White House Office of Management and Budget - Presentation Slides (pdf)
• Howard Bedlin, JD, National Council on Aging
• Ilisa Halpern Paul, MPP, District Policy Group, Drinker Biddle - Presentation Slides (pdf)
• Alison Manson, MPH, Prevent Blindness