Marian University to host presentation on County Health Rankings and Roadmaps

October 15, 2013

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Marian University’s Social Justice Committee will be hosting a presentation on the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps for the state of Wisconsin on Monday, October 21 at 4:00 p.m. at the Stayer Center, Room 217/218.

Karen Timberlake, J.D., director of Population Health at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and an associate professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences, will serve as the keynote speaker and will center on the topic, “Longer, Healthier Lives for All:  What Matters, What Works, and What’s Next.” Timberlake will present data about the health of Wisconsin, the effects of the Affordable Care Act and current program offerings in Wisconsin to improve the health of the state.

Timberlake brings a broad understanding of the State of Wisconsin from her work as Department of Health Services Secretary (DHSS) from 2008-2010. Prior to DHSS, Timberlake served as the director of the Office of State Employment Relations and was assistant attorney general with the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Timberlake currently serves as the director of the Partnership for Healthcare Payment Reform, which seeks to improve quality and efficiency in health care reform.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Mary Polchert by email at or by phone at 920-923-8581.