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Helping Children Succeed: Population and Community Approaches to Address Child Health
Presenter: Sameer Vohra MD, JD, MA. FAAP
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Knowledge Gap: 
The purpose of this activity is to educate healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on 
Helping Children Succeed: Population and Community Approaches to Address Child Health.  

Target Audience
The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about 
Helping Children Succeed: Population and Community Approaches to Address Child Health and how it pertains to their respective profession.

Release and Expiration Dates
7/24/2018 -7/24/2021

  1. Define and demonstrate the growing gap in health disparities across the country, specifically as those to relate to children. 
  2. Describe the metrics of child well-being and explain why social determinants of health are increasingly becoming the key to solving our health challenges. 
  3. Describe evidence based programs both in clinical and community settings that are addressing social determinants to help children succeed.
  1. Moy et. al. “Leading Causes of Death in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Areas – United States 1999-2014,” Surveillance Summaries, January 2017 
  2. Robinson et. al. “Differences in Health Care, Family, and Community Factors Associated with Mental, Behavioral, and Developmental Disorders Among Children Aged 2-8 in Rural and Urban Areas,” Surveillance Summaries, March 2017
  3. Author’s analysis and adaption from the University of Wisconsin. Population Health Institute’s County Health Rankings model 2010. Http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/about-project/background

Biographical Info

Sameer Vohra MD, JD, MA. FAAP
Sameer Vohra, MD, JD, MA, FAAP is the Founding Executive Director of Southern Illinois University Medicine’s Office of Population Science and Policy, a research and policy organization aiming to improve health outcomes in central and southern Illinois. A general pediatrician, Dr. Vohra is also an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Humanities, and Law. Dr. Vohra completed residency in Pediatrics at the University of Chicago. He earned a Master of Arts in public policy at the University of Chicago, a medical doctorate at SIU SOM, a juris doctorate, graduating first in his class, at SIU School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts with honors at Northwestern University. Dr. Vohra has received several honors including a United States Fulbright Scholarship in 2009, 2014 American Medical Association Foundation’s Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award, an Edgar Fellow in 2016, one of 40 emerging political and policy leaders in Illinois, and was most recently named a Friend of Education in 2018 by the Illinois Education Association.

Speaker Disclosures:
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CE activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Taylor Skarda

Sameer Vohra MD, JD, MA. FAAP

Peer Reviewers: 
Kim Miller, MCHES

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