Keynote on Health Policy: “Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice”

Jim P. Stimpson, PhD, Associate Professor in COPH and Director of the Center for Health Policy gave a keynote address titled “Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice” at the Policy, Systems, and Environmental Changes Summit held March 13-14 in LaVista, NE. The main message of Dr. Stimpson’s address, which was attended by public health leaders, is that public health interventions should beĀ  evidence-based, reach a broad audience, reduce inequality, and be sustainable and cost effective. The Center for Health Policy and the Nebraska Health Policy Academy are local resources available to assist public health leaders implement policy, systems, and environmental changes in their community.