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Bridging Campus and Community, NCCHA Conference

"Bridging Campus and Community"
2012 North Central College Health Association (NCCHA) Annual Meeting


October 2-4, 2012
Duluth, MN


Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center



The Hosts:

The University of Minnesota Duluth Health Services is proud to be hosting the 2012 NCCHA Conference.  Conference planning is a collaborative effort between UMD Health Services, The College of St. Scholastica, Lake Superior College, and The University of Wisconsin Superior.


For questions or concerns, contact Lauretta Perry,


The Conference Site:

The conference events will be held at The Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center (DECC).

350 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802

Map of conference facility

The DECC is within walking distance from Canal Park and conference hotels, but for directions and parking information, visit:


For information on local attractions, events and restaurants, visit:


Lodging in Canal Park:

(walking distance from the conference center)

The Inn on Lake Superior
(70 rooms reserved)
350 Canal Park Drive
Duluth, MN 55802


Rates for conference attendees:
$99.00 +tax

As of Sept. 1, the Inn is longer holding rooms.

Online reservations:
Or call: 888-668-4352


The Hampton Inn
(20 rooms reserved)
310 Canal Park Drive
Duluth, MN 55802


Rates for conference attendees:
Lake room: $124.00 +tax
City room: $104.00 +tax

As of Sept. 1, the Inn is longer holding rooms.

Online reservations:;


Or call: 1-218-720-3000


The Comfort Suites

(20 rooms reserved)

408 Canal Park Drive

Duluth, Mn 55802


Rates for conference attendess

City side $149 +tax
Lake side $169 +tax

Online reservations:

Phone: 218-727-1378









For the full conference program, use the following links:

Keynote Speakers:

October 2, 1:00-2:15pm. Jamie Harvie, P.E.:Setting the Table for Health: The Role of Food in Connecting Individual, Community and Planetary Health

Oct 3, 8-9am. Pamela Bjorklund, RN, PhD, CNS, PMHNP-BC, Associate Professor, Department of Graduate Nursing, The College of St. Scholastica: Gossamer Threads: The Impact of Digital Technology on the Developing Brain and Capacity for Empathy

October 4, 8-9am. Megan Perry-Spears, Dean of Students at the College of St. Scholastica and Jeni Eltink, Director of Students in Transition at the University of Minnesota Duluth: Grit, Perseverance and the Stuff that Makes it Good: Helping Today's College Students Adjust to College and Thrive

Conference Agenda

Workshops and conference schedule, October 2-4, 2012


Online Registration Form

Continuing Education Credits

Workshops at this conference qualify for continuing education credits. View the list of credits offered here.

It is the policy of the University of Minnesota Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. All participating speakers, course directors, and planning committee members are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this program. Relationships of spouse/partner with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services should be disclosed if they are of a nature that may influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CME activity. Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest. Specific disclosure information for each speaker, course director, and planning committee member will be shared with the audience prior to the speaker's presentation.


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