Health Policy Basics: Understanding and Influencing State Health Policy, Cincinnati

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Health Collaborative
615 Elsinore Place, Suite 500
Cincinnati, OH 45202

This regional forum in Southwest Ohio will build understanding of what state health policy is, how to impact it and how it can positively affect health value and equity. Speakers will also explore data related to the health of Ohioans, with a focus on health disparities and inequities. The Health Policy Institute of Ohio is hosting this event in partnership with The Health Collaborative.


Presentation slides

Panel Discussion

Impacting health policy issues in real life: Tobacco prevention and control


  • Kiana Trabue, Executive Director, Population Health Strategies, The Health Collaborative


  • Megan Folkerth, Senior Program Officer, Interact for Health
  • Denisha Porter, All-In Cincinnati Director, Greater Cincinnati Foundation
  • Tonia Smith, Healthy Communities Program Manager, Cincinnati Health Department

  • The forum general attendance fee is $25
  • Lunch will be served.
  • The Health Collaborative is committed to providing universal access to all of our events. For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, including dietary restrictions (e.g. allergies, vegetarian, gluten-free, etc.) please contact Ameenah C. Hall, Event Manager, Requests should be made at least 5 days prior to the scheduled event. A good faith effort will be made to provide requested accommodations.
  • Registration begins at 9:30 am, with program starting at 10:00 am
  • Visitor parking is free available onsite in the attached garage and parking lot.
  • Check-in with security before proceeding to the 5th floor. The event will be held in the Learning Center.

Cancellation PolicyCancellations must be made in writing to Alana Clark-Kirk ( The last day to cancel registration for a full refund is one week prior to the event (March 4, 2020). Refunds will not be issued for all cancellations received after March 4, 2020. If you do not send us notification of cancellation prior to the event on March 11, 2020, you will be required to remit the full amount of the registration fee. Those who do not remit payment will be required to pay in advance for any future events.

Health Policy Institute of Ohio is hosting this event in collaboration with The Health Collaborative.