Social Determinants of Health: From the Patient to the Community and Beyond

Monday, October 7, 2019: 9:00-10:30 am
Regency Ballroom

Anne Getzin, MD
Anne Getzin, MD AdvocateAurora Health

Anne Getzin, MD is a family physician with AdvocateAurora Health, a not-for-profit health care system. Her roles include providing full spectrum primary care with low risk obstetrics and is medical director for the Aurora Midtown Health Center. She is teaching faculty in the Aurora Family Medicine Residency Program and an adjunct clinical professor in family medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.</p>
<p>She is a graduate of Oberlin College (BA in Biopsychology and Latin American Studies) and received her medical degree at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UW-SMPH).  At UW-SMPH, she was a graduate from the TRIUMPH program – Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health.  She started her work focused on serving vulnerable populations in Milwaukee through the TRIUMPH program and has continued this effort through her roles as clinician, teacher and mentor.  She currently services as the Aurora Family Medicine Residency Programs director for Lead for Health, an elective longitudinal curriculum for family medicine residents seeking focused training in medical care and community health for vulnerable populations.  She also provides mentorship for TRIUMPH students working on innovative projects including developing group prenatal care and well child visits programming (CenteringPregnancy and CenteringParenting) based at a community resource center, and “hot-spotting” initiative focused on bringing interdisciplinary care to high needs patients through a home visiting program.</p>
<p>Research areas of interest physician wellness in working with underserved populations and an ongoing pilot study on the prevalence of elevated lead levels in pregnancy in Milwaukee. She has recently received recognition for her teaching efforts with her recent induction to the Gold Humanism Honor Society as a faculty member, and recipient of the UW-SMPH Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s Dr. Lester Brillman Mentorship in Family Medicine Award.</p>
<div class=”mceTemp”><dl id=”attachment_468″ class=”wp-caption alignright” style=”width: 145px”><dt class=”wp-caption-dt”><img class=”size-full wp-image-468″ src=”” alt=”” width=”145″ height=”171″ ?–>Joe Hinton, MA
UW Population Health Institute

Joe Hinton is an Action Learning Coach with the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R) program based in Chicago, IL. Joe’s role is to provide strategic guidance to communities who wish to put the County Health Rankings into action to improve health and advance equity. He is part of a team that develops online tools to connect communities to evidence-informed strategies and community change resources, fosters peer learning and connections, delivers knowledge and skill building sessions, and recognizes and celebrates health improvement.

Joe has over 10 years of experience in education, curriculum development, adult education and virtual and non-virtual community development. Prior to joining the CHR&R team, Joe served as an Assistant Professor of Geography and department co-chairperson for the Social and Applied Sciences Department at Harold Washington College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago. He previously served the State of Illinois, Morton College and the Center for Economic Progress in curriculum development, grant management and program management capacities. He has personal and professional interests in how rural and urban spaces can be intentionally designed through an equity lens.

Joe completed his Bachelor of Arts in History with secondary education certification from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Joe then received his Master of Arts in Geography at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, with research interests in rural land use, greenspace development, community development, and community decision making processes. Additionally, he completed post-graduate Geographic Information Systems certification at Northeastern Illinois University.

Kayla Heslin
Kayla Heslin, MPH
Aurora Research Institute

Kayla Heslin, MPH provides biostatistical support to Aurora Research Institute’s emerging areas research specialties, which include women’s health, geriatrics, internal medicine, family medicine and clinical quality improvement.

With a background in public health, Ms. Heslin also contributes to community health research, supporting and collaborating with Center for Urban Population Health. She collaborates with residents, physicians and other professionals to assist with protocol development, study design, data collection, statistical analysis, interpretation of results, and presentation and dissemination of findings. She also has experience with geographic information system (GIS) mapping in statistical programs SAS and R.

Ms. Heslin’s work with the Center for Urban Population Health includes assessing and analyzing the health of communities.

Dr. Nancy Smuckler
College of Health Sciences, UW Milwaukee

Dr. Nancy Smuckler has taught at UWM for 25 years in Health Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Education,Social Work and the Academic Opportunity Center. She was also a visiting Professor at Marquette University and has done research at the Medical College and for various community organizations. She has presented to, and for, a variety of groups including the UW Extension, Center on Aging, and school faculty. Her main focus is all areas of life span development and the impact of poverty on development.