The NCPHA Fall Educational Conference gathers public health professionals at every level from students to mid-career professionals to retired experts from around the state to exchange information and create a healthier North Carolina through effective public health practice and engaged citizens.  Dedicated public health professionals who want to connect with peers, pick up new ideas and gain skills to bring back to their workplace or community are encouraged to attend.  


2023 Fall Educational Conference

Remodeling Public Health: Tearing Down Stigma and Building Resilience
for a Healthy NC

September 27-29, 2023

Concord, Embassy Suites



Conference Agenda

If you are looking for workshop presentations, they will be posted to the respective section's webpage.  Go here to find the section. 

Wood Lecture Presentation:  Wellbeing of the Healthcare Work Force




Our Plenary Speakers:

Wednesday Morning Opening Speakers:



            Kody Kinsley, MPP                                Charlene Wong, MD, MSHP               Art Kellermann, MD, MPH
     Secretary, NC Department of Health              Senior Advisor for Health                      AAI Consulting, LLC
               and Human Services                           Strategy, Office of the Director,
                                                                   Centers for Disease Contol and Prevention



 Friday Morning Closing Session Speakers:


                                        Nancy Messonnier, MD                                            Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, FAAN
                       Dean and Bryson Distinguished Professor                      Founder and Director of the Earl E. Bakken
                                             of Public Health                                                   Center for Spirituality and Healing
                     UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health                                  University of Minnesota


Thanks to our 2023 Sponsors!





















 No cancellations after September 15. Substitutions are welcome.