09/28 - 09/29


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Viridian Event Center, West Jordan, UT

Public Health and Disasters Conference 2023


Public Health and Disasters is an annual, multidisciplinary national conference that brings together professionals from public health, health care, emergency management and other disciplines involved in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from public health emergencies. The conference includes tracks specific to PHEP Coordinators; emergency planners, epidemiologists, environmental health specialists, and healthcare emergency managers. This year's conference is co-sponsored by the University of Utah Division of Public Health, in collaboration with the Salt Lake County Health Department and the Utah Department of Health.

Conference Starts: September 28, 2023 at 8 am
Conference Ends: September 29, 2023 at 5 pm

Payment Instructions

Conference Fee is $275 before Aug. 16, 2022
Conference Fee is $325 beginning Aug 17, 2022

Conference Fee is $100 anytime for students with submission of program director letter (stating full-time student status) and willingness to volunteer during the conference.

After registering please pay for your registration using the linked University of Utah payment system.


Viridian Event Center
8030 S 1825 W West Jordan, Utah 84088
Map: https://www.google.com/maps/place//@40.6052621,-111.9446255,17z?entry=ttu

Presenters and Topics

Keynote Address: Public Health and Politics: Working with our elected officials
Dr. Mike Fraser, Executive Director, ASTHO

Plenary Session: Public Health and Politics: A Conversation with Utah Legislators

Plenary Session: Heat Emergencies

Plenary Session: Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Research
Dr. Robin Soler, CDC
Dr. Jennifer Horney, University of Delaware

Closing Keynote: The role of environmental health in public health emergency preparedness and response
David Dyjack, DrPH