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Event Details: The 5th Annual Health Disparities Conference

Description: Expert Continuing Education Webcasted Live with Viewer Participation and In-Person Participation in New York, New York March 15th-16th, 2013

CONFERENCE THEME: Culturally Appropriate Research, Practice, and Policy Approaches to Health Disparities within a Stress and Coping Bio-Psycho-Social-Environmental-Cultural Framework

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute, 16th Surgeon General of the United States; Robert E. Fullilove, Ed.D., Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences, Co-Director of the Program in Urbanism and Community Health, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health; Charles Basch, Ph.D.,The Richard March Hoe Professor of Health Education, Teachers College, Columbia University – National Expert on the Health and Learning Connection for the Nation’s Youth. 

PLENARY SPEAKERSChristopher Emdin, Ph.D., Professor and Conference Co-Director, Program in Science Education, Teachers College, Columbia University; award winning author of the book,Urban Science Education for the Hip Hop Generation; Barbara C. Wallace, Ph.D. Founding Conference Director, Professor of Health Education, Director of the Research Group on Disparities in Health, Teachers College, Columbia University. Author/Editor of Toward Equity in Health: A New Global Approach to Health Disparities; C Virginia Fields, President and CEO of the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc.

WELCOMING BACK ALL ALUMNI: While we will be welcoming back all alumni as part of the ongoing 125th anniversary celebration of the college—with a special focus on celebrating the legacy of diversity at the college, the conference includes a celebration of The Tenth Anniversary of the Research Group on Disparities in Health (RGDH), while featuring (on Saturday) the First Annual Get Together of the Alumni of the RGDH! 

LAUNCHING A NEW CENTER: Come and help us launch the newCenter for Health Equity and Urban Science Education (CHEUSE): Barbara C. Wallace, Ph.D., Director of Health Equity, CHEUSE; Christopher Emdin, Ph.D., Director of Urban Science Education, CHEUSE]. As part of the CHEUSE launch enjoy the First Annual Video Battle on Health and Science (Friday), including Prizes for Our Youth Winners, as well as the First Annual CYPHER (Saturday) with Special Guests TBA on “Science and Health.”  Also, hosting the First Annual #HipHopEd Meetup (Saturday)

There is NO conference registration fee! Please register by February 15, 2013

Type: Conferences & Seminars

Location: No location specified.

Date & Time: From 3/15/2013 9:00 AM To 3/16/2013 6:00 PM


Contact: Barbara Wallace