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CALPACT Webinar: Health Communication Matters! Tips and Tricks for an Engaging PowerPoint Presentation

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Meeting Description:

Ever wonder if your PowerPoint presentations show off your project or research to best effect? Here’s your chance to find out! Public health professionals face common challenges in explaining complex information and data to diverse audiences. Whether you present for the community or your professional peers, are a frequent presenter or a novice, this webinar will help you transform PowerPoint “blah” into “ta-da.”   


Build your health communication core competency. Walk away from this presentation with simple tips anyone (even YOU) can use to: critique your own slides, add visual interest, and connect with your audience.


After this session, you will be able to: 

  • Describe at least 3 essential PPT dos and don’ts
  • Explain how to use images or video effectively
  • Critique PPT slides for ways to incorporate the techniques shown


FREE Webinar


The Health Communication Matters series will help participants in all walks of public health to apply techniques to communicate effectively with consumers, health professionals, disenfranchised communities, and your public health peers.




Email or call (510) 643-0970.

Date: Tue, Jul 23, 2013
Time: 10:30 AM PDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): CALPACT - UC Berkeley
 Presenter Information
Tammy Pilisuk, MPH
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Ms. Pilisuk has been a Health Educator with the Immunization Branch at the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) since 2000. In recent years, she has been involved with a variety of projects and campaigns focusing on immunization informing and the particular challenge of communicating with vaccine-hesitant parents. Tammy has presented to public health colleagues on the effective use of PowerPoint and regularly assists or advises presenters at professional conferences. She is also a seasoned presenter in her field of expertise. Tammy received her Master of Public Health from UC Berkeley.

California Pacific Public Health Training Center, Community Health Planning and Policy Development section, APHA, Health Communication Working Group, and CPHA-N.