Public Health Grand Rounds

Our Public Health Grand Rounds series features presentations about significant public health issues and the challenges they pose. This series is intended to promote a dialogue within the Health Department and with the Vermont professional community. Join in person or via live Skype broadcast.

Recorded presentations are available below for later viewing.

Contact us to receive notices of upcoming Grand Rounds


Grand Rounds are held at the same time and location unless otherwise noted. Skype connection information will be provided below shortly before the presentation date.

Time: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Health Department Conference Room 2B; 108 Cherry St., Burlington, VT (map)

Date topic Presenter SKYPE
Mar 15
Achieving Health Equity: The Opportunity and the Mandate Dr. Renée Branch Canady
Michigan Public Health Institute
View Recording
Apr 26
Spotlight Session - Alzheimer’s as a Public Health Issue in Vermont TBA See connection information below
Mar 22
WISEWOMAN Economic Evaluation  Alison Johnson 
Cancer Registry Chief
Health Surveillance
See connection information below

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Presentation Date:
March 15, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Connect to Adobe Connect meeting

Our presenter for March 15 is offsite due to weather, so we will all be joining an Adobe Connect meeting rather than Skype to participate. The Burlington location will still be meeting to view the Adobe Connect collectively.

Recorded Presentations and Materials
Date Topic Recording
10/27/2016 Opioids in Vermont: Prevalence, Risk, and Impact Presentation slides only
02/23/2017 Suicide in Vermont – What does the data tell us? Not yet available
03/22/2017 Marijuana Legalization: Lessons Learned from Washington State and Colorado Watch Recording
03/23/2017 Further Progress in Reducing Underage Drinking in Vermont and Addressing Prescription Drug Misuse: Findings from the Evaluation of Vermont’s Partnerships for Success II Grant Not yet available
05/25/2017 Bringing Data to Life: The Power of Storytelling in Evaluation and Health Promotion Watch Recording
06/22/2017 Children thrive when we respond to their realities: How we can improve child health through policies that address and alleviate economic hardships Watch Recording
08/24/2017 Cultural Brokers Providing Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Watch Recording
09/28/2017 Injury Burden Watch Recording
11/30/2017 Mapping Vermont's Health Not yet available
12/28/2017 A Comparison of the Morbidity and Cost of Infective Endocarditis Associated with Injection Drug Use in a Rural State  Slides only (pending)
3/15/2018 Achieving Health Equity: The Opportunity and the Mandate Watch Recording