On Thursday, January 12, 2023, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, in partnership with the Puerto Rico Public Health Trust, held an in-person-only event on a new tool to improve population health in Puerto Rico. The event focused on how investments addressing the social determinants of health could lead to better population health outcomes in Puerto Rico.
January 12, 2023
9:30 am – 11:50 am AST (Pre-event breakfast begins at 9:00 am)
Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
1309 Ashford Avenue
Condado, San Juan
This in-person event was open to the public.
This event was open to the media. All remarks were on the record. The event was not recorded. For media inquiries, please contact Ellen Simon at Ellen.Simon@ny.frb.org.
|9:00am-9:30am||Breakfast and Networking|
Marianyoly Ortiz-Ortiz, Executive Director, Puerto Rico Public Health Trust
Tony Davis, Director of Community Outreach & Health, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
|9:40am-10:10am||Big Picture: Puerto Rico Health Trends
Rose Díaz García, MS, Program Evaluator, Puerto Rico Department of Health
|10:10am-10:40am||Overview: Social Determinants of Health
Mariela Alvarado Ortiz, MPH, DrPHc, Epidemiologist, Puerto Rico Public Health Trust
|10:40am-11:00am||Overview: Investing in Public Health
Dr. Dave Chokshi, Clinical Professor of Population Health, NYU; former New York City Health Commissioner
Moderator: Francisco J. Rodriguez-Castro, President & CEO, Birling Capital Advisors, LLC
Dr. Heriberto A. Marín Centeno, Professor, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico
Myrna Rivera, Founder & Senior Advisor, Consultiva Wealth Management, Corp.
Dr. José Novoa-Loyola, Chief Medical Officer, Triple-S Insurance
Investing in Health for Puerto Rico - Dave A. Chokshi, MD
Chronic Disease in Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Department of Health
Risks facing Puerto Rico Healthcare System