LDI/CPHI Health Policy Seminar with Tom Farley, MD, MPH
Thomas Farley is Commissioner of Health for the City of Philadelphia. From 2009 to 2014, Dr. Farley was Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. As Health Commissioner, Dr. Farley advocated for innovative public health policies, including making the city’s parks and beaches smoke-free, prohibiting price discounting of cigarettes, raising the legal sales age of tobacco to 21, capping the portion size of sugary drinks sold in restaurants at 16 ounces, and restricting the burning of air-polluting dirty fuels to heat buildings. He is coauthor of Prescription for a Healthy Nation (Beacon Press) with RAND Senior Scientist Deborah Cohen, and author of Saving Gotham: A billionaire mayor, activist doctors, and the fight for 8 million lives (W.W. Norton).
This event is free and open to the public, but please register.
Co-Sponsored by: The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and the Center for Public Health Initiatives