Communication: Policy Makers

Arming the health care community and the public with the evidence is important—but how do we influence legislation? This panel discussion and world café highlights best practices for getting the health benefits of time outside into public policy.

Moderator: Dylan McDowell, Program Director, National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (2018 Emerging Leader)


  • Cyrus Baird, Director of Programs at the Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports (2018 Emerging Leader)
  • John McDaniel, Executive Director, Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (2018 SHIFT Awards Official Selection)
  • Marc Berejka, Director of Community and Government Affairs, REI (2018 SHIFT Award Official Selection)
  • Hanaa Hamdi, PhD, National Public Health Director, Trust for Public Lands (2018 SHIFT Award Official Selection)

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