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DHSS Speakers Bureau

The DHSS Speakers Bureau was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to meet the public's request for real-time information on hot topics and emerging public health issues. A trained team of health care professionals from around the State volunteer their time and expertise to discuss public health topics and answer questions. The health care professionals include physicians, pharmacists, infectious disease experts, and public health nurses.

Health Care Provider: Speaker Request

Please complete this form to request a presentation and a staff person will be in touch with you to finalize the details.

  • Cost: Free
  • Length: Typically 20 minutes to one hour including time for Q&A

Chief Medical Officer: Speaker Request

To request Dr. Anne Zink's participation at a conference or event, please fill out this form at least two weeks in advance.

  • Cost: Free
  • Length: Typically between 20 minutes to one hour, including time for Q&A.

Frequently Asked Questions

How far in advance should I request a speaker?

All requests should be submitted at least two weeks prior to your event date if possible.

Am I guaranteed to have a speaker for my event?

No. We make every attempt to fill all requests; however availability is not guaranteed.

Do I have to pay a fee or honoraria for a speaker?

No. This is a free service.

Submit Your Request