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TEDxColumbus - Teresa Long, MD - One Vision

Teresa Long, M.D./ One VisionWhat would a healthy world look like? From outbreaks and pandemics-- HIV/AIDS, obesity, H1N1-- to health disparities, this doctor sees everything. But if we spent just a moment thinking about what a healthy community really looks like, what picture would you paint? Dr. Teresa Long, Columbus' Public Health Commissioner, will carry us through her vision of that portrait.About Teresa:Teresa C. Long, MD, MPH, has served as Columbus' health commissioner since her appointment by Mayor Michael Coleman and the Columbus Board of Health in 2002. As health commissioner, she serves as the chief executive for the health department where she oversees more than 40 public health programs, 500 employees and an annual budget of nearly $47 million. Prior to her appointment, she served the department for 15 years as medical director and assistant health commissioner.About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
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