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Colorado to Host ASPPH Senior Director for Policy and Research

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Tony Mazzaschi, Senior Director for Policy and Research at the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), is coming to the CU Anschutz campus on Thursday, April 6 during National Public Health Week.

 

Mr. Mazzaschi authors a weekly digest of federal policy and discussion affecting public health, so we are very fortunate to host him here in Colorado.  We will hear the most up-to-date news from Washington, DC and are planning a full day of events with Mr. Mazzaschi as outlined below.

seminar: POLICY, ADVOCACY, AND THE MISSIONS OF ACADEMIC PUBLIC HEALTH

APRIL 6, 2017 | 11:30 AM – 12:50 PM
EDUCATION 2 NORTH, ROOM P28-2301
The Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy is proud to host Tony for their weekly Health Services Research (HSR) Seminar. During this discussion, Tony will provide an overview of the latest priorities, issues, and challenges in academic public health.

Zoom available for those unable to attend in person: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/202448324

Brown bag lunches welcome!

PUBLIC HEALTH SPOTLIGHT FORUM AND PANEL

APRIL 6, 2017 | 3:30 – 5:00 PM
BEN nighthorse campbell bldg., shore family forum
During this forum, Tony will give an introductory presentation on the challenges, trade-offs, and key players, as well as the Congressional appropriations issues related to public health.

Immediately following, panel members will discuss the emerging federal health policy priorities and the impact on state and local public health. The panel will include members from the Colorado Health Institute, the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, and more to be announced.

Zoom available for those unable to attend in person: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/559394743

STUDENTS ONLY

Student Forum

APRIL 6, 2017 | 5:30 – 7:00 PM
BEN nighthorse campbell bldg., shore family forum
Students are encouraged to attend as Tony will present on the educational aspects of public health. Discussion topics will include early career training, professionalism, the current environment for new professionals in public health, educational opportunities, and more. Following his presentation, Tony will open up to the audience for questions and general discussion.

Dinner is provided, please secure your spot and RSVP

Zoom available for those unable to attend in person: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/287214835

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Mr. Anthony (Tony) Mazzaschi

Senior Director for Policy and Research

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH)

Mr. Anthony (Tony) Mazzaschi is the Senior Director for Policy and Research at the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).  He joined the Association on April 1, 2014 and has principal responsibility for developing and effectively advocating for the policy positions of the ASPPH and advancing the capacity of the research faculty of members to conduct critical population-based and prevention-oriented research. He works closely with the ASPPH Legislative and Research Committees. He also provides staff support to the ASPPH Population Health Leadership Group.

Before joining ASPPH, Mr. Mazzaschi was senior director for scientific affairs at the Association of American Medical Colleges for 19 years.  He directed the AAMC’s Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS) and led various AAMC’s research policy initiatives, including those related to research evaluation, the cost of research, and research cost allocation. He was the AAMC staff leader on various controversial research policy issues, including: animals in research and medical education, stem cell and SCNT research, facilities and administrative (F&A or indirect) costs, effort reporting, and other research funding and grants management issues.

Mr. Mazzaschi’s research articles and policy commentaries have appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Journal of the Medical Library Association, the FASEB Journal, and Academic Medicine.