Conference Presentations

2016

Empowering Your Community to Improve Health: An Integrated Model to Creating a Culture of Health in a Rural County. Rebecca Lindberg. 2016 Michigan Critical Access Hospital Conference. Nov. 10, 2016.

Changing the Restaurant Food Environment to Improve Cardiovascular Health in a Rural Community: Implementation and Evaluation of the Heart of New Ulm (HONU) Project Restaurant Initiative. Rebecca Lindberg, Abbey Sidebottom. American Public Health Association 2016 Annual Meeting. Oct. 30, 2016.

Engaging Rural Dental Clinics in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. Derek Hersch. Illinois Rural Health Association 27th Annual Educational Conference. August 8, 2016.

 

AcademyHealth Community Health Peer Learning Program. Rebecca Lindberg, Abbey Sidebottom. June 2016.

 

The Heart of New Ulm Project — Rural Health Transformation: From Surviving to Thriving. Toby Freier, Cindy Winters. National Rural Health Resource Center webinar. June 8, 2016.

 

Designing a Culture of Health in Rural Minnesota. Rebecca Lindberg, Cindy Winters. National Rural Health Association Rural Health Innovation Summit. May 11, 2016.

 

How to Build Multi-sector Collaborations to Advance Community Health. Rebecca Lindberg, Gretchen Benson. The Practical Playbook National Meeting. May 23, 2016.

 

Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project Overview. Derek Hersch. Rural Health Community of Practice webinar. April 1, 2016.

 

Implementing Data-driven Change at the Local Level and Lessons Learned from Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project. Cindy Winters. How Healthy is the Northland? Bridge to Health Conference. April 1, 2016.

 

Integrating the New AHA/ACC Guidelines with Lifestyle Behaviors: Real-World Application in The Heart of New Ulm Project. Gretchen Benson. American Diabetes Association Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course. March 4-6, 2016.

 

A 5-Year Update from The Heart of New Ulm Project: Changes in Cardiovascular Risk and Program Evaluation Outcomes after 5 Years of Implementation of Population-based Programs to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease. Gretchen Benson. Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians 2016 Research & Innovation Forum. March 12, 2016.

 

Using Social Media to Improve Health Behaviors. Rebecca Lindberg. National Wellness Institute Webinar. Feb. 24, 2016.

 

SWAP IT to DROP IT: A Successful Social Marketing Campaign. Rebecca Lindberg. Oregon State University Webinar. Feb. 16, 2016.

2015

And the Beat Goes On – Sustaining the Hearts Beat Back: Heart of New Ulm Project. Cindy Winters, Karen Moritz, Jennifer Maurer, Audra Shaneman, Jeff Bertrang. Connecting to Transform Communities Stakeholders in Health and Wellness. November 17, 2015.

Hearts Beat Back: the Heart of New Ulm Project. Jackie Boucher. Healthiest State Summit of the Twin Cities Medical Society. August 6, 2015.

Empowering the Community to Improve Health: Lessons from Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project. Cindy Winters and Karen Moritz. National Association of City and County Health Organizations Annual Conference. July 8, 2015.

Hospital-Public Health Partnerships Focused on Improved Community Health: What Makes Them Work? Larry Prybil and Jackie Boucher. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting June 16, 2015. Working Together in the New Ulm Community to Increase Consumption of Whole Grain Foods. Rebecca Lindberg. Whole Grains Summit 2015. June 24 -26, 2015.

Connecting to Transform Communities: An Integrated Model to Creating a Culture of Health. Rebecca Lindberg and Teresa Ambroz. Association for Community Health Improvement National Conference, March 5, 2015.

Getting Social Media Messages Right to Engage Your Audience. Rebecca Lindberg and Teresa Ambroz. Dietitians in Business and Communications camp. January 16, 2015. 

2014

New Ulm & Challenges to Consumption of Healthy Grain-based Foods in the Community. Rebecca E. Lindberg. Grains & Health Public Private Partnership USDA Workshop. December 4, 2014.

Empowering Your Community to Improve Health: Lessons from the Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project. Winters C and Benson G. The Essentia Health CME Grand Rounds. November 14, 2014.

Empowering Your Community to Improve Health: Lessons from the Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project. Winters C and Lindberg R. The Second Annual Connecting to Transform Communities Stakeholders in Health and Wellness, November 6, 2014.

Empowering Your Community to Improve Health: Lessons from the Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project. Winters C and Lindberg R. The Annual Iowa Hospital Association Meeting, October 7, 2014.

Lessons Learned from the Heart of New Ulm Project. Winters C. The Healthy Communities Initiative Convening training, October 2, 2014.

Cut Through the Clutter: Design Simple, Visual, Impactful and Transferable Nutrition Messages. Rebecca Lindberg, Teresa Ambroz. 2014 National Wellness Conference. June 25, 2014.

Addressing Obesity at the Community Level: the LOSE IT to WIN IT Program. Pereira R. Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. March 22, 2014.

2013

Short-term Changes in Lifestyle Risk Factors and Incident Metabolic Syndrome in the Heart of New Ulm Project Jackie L. Boucher, Abbey C. Sidebottom, Arthur Sillah, Tom Knickelbine, Raquel F. Pereira, Jeffrey J. VanWormer. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2013. November 16-20, 2013.

Heart of New Ulm: Using Worksites to Help Change Culture. Holly Glaubitz. Midwest Health Promotion Conference. November 7, 2013.

Building Heart-Healthy Communities: The Heart of New Ulm Project. Jackie Boucher. Allina Cardiovascular Nursing Conference. October 8, 2013.

The Heart of New Ulm. Cindy Winters. Alliance for Healthy Homes & Communities Second Annual Statewide Convening. October 1, 2013.

Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project; Changing the Role of the Registered Dietitian Rebecca Fliszar. South Dakota Dietetic Annual Conference. September 19, 2013.

Success Stories from the Heart of New Ulm Project. Raquel Pereira. Minnesota Dietetics In Healthcare Communities Spring Workshop. May, 2013.

“Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project.” Jackie Boucher. Connecting to Transform Communities: Stakeholders in Health and Wellness, Minneapolis, Apr. 25-26, 2013.

“Eat More Fruits and Vegetables to Prevent Heart Disease: The Food Desert Program.” Rebecca Werner. 2013 Healthy Food Financing Initiative Convening, Washington, D.C., February 2013.

“Transforming Rural Health.” Toby Freier at the American Hospital Association’s National Rural Meeting, Phoenix, Feb. 12, 2013.

2012

Behavioral Approaches to Increase Intake of Whole Grains. Raquel Pereira. Whole Grains Summit, May 22, 2012.

Hearts Beat Back: the Heart of New Ulm Project - Engaging a Community in Prevention. Gretchen Benson and Julie Long. St. Paul Diabetes Educators Annual Conference, May 4, 2012.

Use of electronic health record data and tools to help implement and evaluate The Heart of New Ulm Project. Abbey Sidebottom, Gretchen Benson, Tamara Winden. Minnesota Health Information Management Association Annual Meeting, April 25, 2012.

2011

Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project – The Role of the RD in a Community-Wide MI Prevention Intervention. Jackie Boucher, Rebecca Fliszar. Minnesota Dietetic Association, April 2011.

HONU Project: The Evolution of a Community. Rebecca Fliszar. South Central District Dietetic Association, April 2011.

Stress, exercise, and obesity are the strongest predictors of workplace productivity: Data from the Heart of New Ulm Project. Amber Fyfe-Johnson, Jeff VanWormer, Jackie Boucher, Heather Britt, Pamela Johnson, & Jeff Dusek. Minnesota Health Services Research Conference, St. Paul, MN., March 2011.

2010

The Heart of New Ulm Project. Rebecca Fliszar, Holly Glaubitz. Minnesota Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference, April 2010.

Using Electronic Health Records to Manage the Health of Populations: The Heart of NewUlm Project. Jackie Boucher, Jeffrey J. VanWormer, Pamela Jo Johnson, Heather Britt. Minnesota Health Services Research Conference, St. Paul, MN., March 2010.

Heart of New Ulm Project, Julie Long. Many Faces Conference, October 2010.