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August 26, 2019

Intersections of Faith and Health

Going Beyond Our Walls to Build Healthier Communities

November 18, 9 am – 4 pm | Hilton Garden Inn, 3320 S. 9th, Salina, KS

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come back for updates as the program is finalized.

Designed for participants from the faith community, public health, health professionals, and community members, the conference explores current and emerging health issues, with an emphasis on how faith-based assets and public health can work together and leverage their unique strengths to improve community health for all.

This year’s conference features three tracks:

  • Mental Health and Early Childhood Development
  • Access to Care and Healthy Lifestyles
  • Civic Engagement and Advocacy

Justin Moore MD FACP, who presented a workshop on social isolation and its profound health impacts at the inaugural Intersections conference in 2017, will return this year to deliver the opening keynote.
Moore is an endocrinologist who left academic medicine in 2014 to do consulting work at the clinical-public health intersection with Double Arrow Metabolism. It’s in this role that he serves as a consultant with Health ICT and chairs the Chronic Disease Alliance of Kansas. He’s also an endocrinology consultant with RubiconMD and a volunteer endocrinologist with Guadalupe Clinic, where he tends to stop more medications than he starts. He believes chronic diseases should fall at the top of the patient’s problem list at any given visit, not at the bottom. He believes that health is hard to define and harder to measure, but that it’s easier to achieve than most people think. He believes true health saves money, and is an evangelist for transportation by bicycle. Learn more about Justin at DoubleArrowMetabolism.com

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