Off the Cuff September 30, 2019

Off the Cuff: CVH Clinical and Community Connections for State & Local Public Health Departments
Information from state and national partners
Facilitated by the Cardiovascular Health Network of NACDD
Issue 165, Sept. 30, 2019
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Calls and Webinars Worth Your Time

Cardiovascular Health Community of Practice Call: Leveraging Partnerships to Promote Medication Therapy Management in Los Angeles County
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, 1-2:00 p.m. ET
Sponsors: National Association of County and City Health Officials and CDC

Los Angeles County will share their local efforts to promote medication therapy management in the clinic and community setting. Guest speakers will also highlight efforts of the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy’s California Right Medication Collaborative, a consortium of health plans, pharmacies, and academic and professional organizations working to improve continuity of care through comprehensive medication management.


  • Dr. Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS – Director Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
  • Dr. Steven Chen, PharmD – Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy

Register for this webinar.  

Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative Monthly Call
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, 2-3:00 p.m. ET (Note rescheduled date)

Sponsor: NACDD CVH Team The Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative (ECC) is a peer-led group of epidemiologists and evaluators who meet monthly to support each other in navigating 1815 and 1817 epidemiology, surveillance, evaluation, and performance measures. Participants have the opportunity to share resources, discuss what they are working on, ask questions, and provide feedback to CDC. Please register for EEC meetings. After you receive the confirmation, please add the meeting information to your calendar. To receive agendas and email updates, please contact MaryCatherine Jones,

News and Resources from CDC, NACDD, and National Partners

From NACDD and CDC
New Request for Applications for GIS Training for State Health Departments

NACDD, in partnership with CDC and the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative at Rice University, is pleased to release the Request for Applications for the 2019-2020 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) State Training for the Surveillance of Heart Disease, Stroke, and Other Chronic Diseases. This GIS training is for staff working with State Health Department chronic disease prevention and health promotion programs. Application due date is October 28, 2019. A list of eligible State Health Departments, dates for required meetings and trainings, and a Frequently Asked Questions document are posted on the NACDD GIS webpage.  

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