National Diabetes Prevention Program: Where We Are, Where We're Going

September 30, 2019
7:30 a.m. HDT / 10:30 a.m. PDT / 1:30 p.m. EDT

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This Health Resources and Services Administration-supported webinar will review the results of a national scan of Primary Care Association (PCA) stakeholders around the implementation of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP), and will also provide resources to address areas of need identified in the scan results.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To provide an overview of the PCA environmental scan and results.
  2. To highlight National DPP’s progress to-date in the U.S., organizational roles, and resources available to PCAs, health centers, and other organizations.
  3. To interview PCA partners about their organizational efforts with DPP in their state/region.

Intended Audience:

PCAs, Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCN), health centers, and organizations interested or invested in National DPP


  • Emily Grace Kane, MPA, Senior Program Manager, National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (Moderator)
  • Gina Trignani, MS, RD, LDN, Director, Training and Capacity Building, Health Promotion Council
  • Pat Schumacher, MS, RD, Chief, Program Implementation Branch, Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Tracy Branch, DHSc, CPH, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA, Commander, U.S. Public Health Service, Senior Advisor, Strategic Partnerships Division, Office of Quality Improvement, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Jen Lee, MPH, Director of Community Services & Partnerships, Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
  • Cindi Christ, Chief Operations Officer, Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers
  • Cristina Vocalan, Chief Strategy Officer, Hawai‘i Primary Care Association
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