Cheryl Bettigole, MD, MPH

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
from 8:30 to 9:30 AM EDT

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Thomas Jefferson University                       Bluemle Life Sciences Building Room 105/107        

233 South 10th Street                       Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Population Health Forum

Working to Make Philadelphians Healthier


Jefferson College of Population Health will host Cheryl Bettigole, MD, MPH  in "Working to Make Philadelphians Healthier," on June 13, 2018 from 8:30-9:30 am in room 105/107 in the Bluemle Life Sciences Building.

Dr. Bettigole will provide an overview of timely health related policy changes the city is working towards implementing in order to improve the health of Philadelphians. She will discuss the structure and impact of the Philadelphia's tax on sweetened drinks, new retail tobacco regulations and the background behind their implementation, and the impact of flavored tobacco and its relationship to health disparities in Philadelphia.

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Meet the presenter:

Dr. Cheryl Bettigole is the Director of Get Healthy Philly, the Division of Chronic Disease Prevention of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.  She is a board certified family physician and has previously served as the Chief Medical Officer of Complete Care Health Network, a federally qualified community/migrant health center in southern New Jersey, and as a Family Physician and Clinical Director with Philadelphia’s City Health Centers, where she saw patients for more than 12 years.  She is also a Past-President of the National Physicians Alliance.