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

​Keynote Speakers

Michelle A. Albert, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA
Associate Dean of Admissions, UCSF School of Medicine
Director, CeNter for the StUdy of AdveRsiTy and CardiovascUlaR DiseasE (NURTURE Center)
J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Chief Health Equity Officer and Senior Vice President, Humana, Inc.
Adjunct Professor, Ohio State University
Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH, FACP
Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity

Get a preview of Dr. Cooper's keynote address with this recorded interview with Dr. Sara Johnson.
Reducing Health Disparities by Improving Relationships in Health Care

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.

Pride, Prejudice and Medical Progress: The Journey to LGBTQ+ Health Equity


Jessica Halem, MBA
Senior Director, Eidos LGBTQ+ Health Initiative
University of Pennsylvania

Get a preview of Jessica Halem's presentation in this interview with Conference Chair, Dr. Sara Johnson. 

Keynote Interviews

Live webcasts hosted by Conference Chair Dr. Sara Johnson


Jessica Halem, MBA
Senior Director
Eidos LGBTQ+ Health Initiative
University of Pennsylvania

Pride, Prejudice and Medical Progress: The Journey to LGBTQ+ Health Equity

Tuesday, November 7, 20233:00-3:30 p.m. ET

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.

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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.

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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

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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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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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