2024 Art & Science of Health
Promotion Conference

Marriott Hilton Head Island Resort
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Core Conference: April 10-12, 2024
Intensive Training Seminars: April 8 & 9, 2024

Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference

Conference Theme
The Wisdom of Rethinking:
Promoting & Practicing Intellectual Humility to Advance Health & Well-Being

Conference Theme

The Essential Role of Health Promotion in Advancing Health Equity

Call for Proposals Now Open!

The Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference narrows the gap between research and practice by facilitating dialogue and engendering meaningful collaborations between practitioners and scientists from corporate, clinical, educational, policy, and entrepreneurial spheres.  Sessions will present programs and strategies that produce the best outcomes from a science and practice perspective.

​Keynote Speakers

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, MBA
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Harvard University; Obesity Medicine Physician-Scientist, MGH Weight Center

Gail C. Christopher, DN
Executive Director
National Collaborative for Health Equity

David Dunning, PhD
Professor of Psychology
University of Michigan

Michael P. O’Donnell Special Plenary Session

Each year, the Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference features a special plenary session named in honor of its founder, Dr. Michael P. O’Donnell. This session exemplifies excellence and demonstrates vision in advancing the field of health promotion.

Well-Being Is a Team Sport

Richard Safeer, MD
Chief Medical Director
Employee Health and Well-Being
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Keynote Interviews
Live webcasts hosted by Conference Chair Dr. Sara Johnson

Fatima Cody Stanford

The Clinical Science of Obesity & Addressing Weight Stigma
December 8, 2022 | 1 PM eastern

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford as she discusses that while obesity rates continue to climb, strategies to understand and address the disease are underway.

She will present the epidemiology of obesity as a disease and explore some strategies to treat the disease. She will also help to discern how weight bias and stigma contribute to energy storage, and how early life interactions influence weight bias.

View Recording

Gail C. Christopher

Preparing a Place for Future Generations That Honors the Humanity of All Equally
January 18, 2023 | 1 PM eastern

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Gail Christopher, the driving force behind the Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) movement, inviting people to engage in compassionate, empathetic processes of learning from the past, transforming the present, and creating an equitable future.

She will share the five core pillars of the TRHT conceptual framework: narrative change, racial healing and relationship building, separation, law, and economy, will provide examples of how communities are using these pillars as scaffolding for their healing and transformational work.

View Recording

David Dunning

Why Ignorance Fails to Recognize Itself: The Need for Humility in Health and Well-being
February 8, 2023 | 1 PM eastern

Join Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference Chair, Dr. Sara Johnson, for a conversation with Dr. David Dunning, a social psychologist focusing primarily on the psychology underlying human misbelief. Dr. Dunning is one-half of the team responsible for describing the infamous Dunning-Kruger effect.

In this preview of his keynote presentation, they will discuss how flawed knowledge leads people to misjudge themselves, often making them miss their own incompetence while failing to recognize true expertise in others. View Recording

exhibit booth

Book Your Exhibit

Connect with health promotion professionals, representing some of the largest and most successful workplace, clinical, educational and community programs in the nation. Our format places you directly in the programming area of the conference—allowing access to attendees throughout the conference.

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Become a Sponsor

Partner with us in presenting this prestigious event through a unique sponsorship package. Talk to us about our fresh approach to leverage your sponsorship while demonstrating your support for advancements in health promotion and bringing added value to the attendees’ experience.

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Intensive Training Seminars

Add a two-day preconference Intensive Training Seminar to your registration and gain in-depth knowledge and skills on a focused topic that you can apply directly. Enhance your programs with expertise and specialized content for your population.

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