Expert Continuing Education Webcasted Live with Viewer Participation and In-Person Participation
Plan to be in New York City March 7th- 8th , 2014 -- SAVE THE DATE!!!
CONFERENCE THEME: Urban and Global Health: Culturally Appropriate Research and Practice
OUR FOUR OUTSTANDING KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Mindy T. Fullilove, M.D.,Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, NY, NY. Author of the acclaimed books:Urban Alchemy: Restoring Joy in America’s Sorted Out Cities! & You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, and What We Can Do About It
David R. Williams, Ph.D., MPH,
Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health and Professor of African and African American Studies and of Sociology at Harvard University. The Journal of Black Issues in Higher Education, ranked him as the Most Cited Black Scholar in the Social Sciences, worldwide, in 2008. Dr. Williams has appeared on national television, including ABC’s Evening News, CNN, PBS, C-SPAN and the Discovery Channel.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the #1 bestseller Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us exposes links between processed food and obesity, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and cancer—including how researchers engineered foods using salt, sugar, and fat for maximum addictiveness. Empowerment to make healthy food choices results!
Christopher Emdin, Ph.D.,
Professor of Science Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, and author of the acclaimed book, Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation