Creating Effective Community Partnerships to Build a Culture of Health


Hospitals and communities are increasingly recognizing the importance of effective partnerships when building healthier communities and promoting a Culture of Health. This webinar, a preview of an HPOE guide, features key findings from interviews conducted with hospital and community leaders as part of a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Find out about best practices in identifying community needs and partners, sustainable partnership structures, partnership assessment and recommendations for overcoming obstacles and challenges. 


  • Amy Slonim, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Michelle J. Lyn, Assistant Professor and Chief, Division of Community Health, Duke Health
  • Gayle B. Harris, Public Health Director and General Manager for Community Well-being, Durham County Department of Public Health
  • Leann Tobin, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Montrose Memorial Hospital
  • Jessica Beller, EdD Director of Instructional Services for Montrose County School District
  • Heather Jorna, Vice President for Health Care Innovation, Health Research & Educational Trust

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