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Expert Continuing Education Webcasted Live
with Viewer Participation and In-Person Participation
        Plan to be in New York City March 7th- 8th , 2014

CONFERENCE THEME: Urban and Global Health: Culturally Appropriate Research and Practice

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Mindy t. fulliloveMindy 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. williamsDavid 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.


Michael Moss,

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


EXPERT PANELS ON: Hip-Hop and Health * Contemporary Health Disparities * Urban to Global Health * Hip-Hop and Cultural Appropriateness * Health Disparities * HIV/AIDS Syndemics and Social Determinants * Use of Multimedia Educational Technology * Much More!

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  • 2013 Conference Recap

    The Fifth Annual Health Disparities Conference at Teachers College, Columbia University was a wonderful success. We thank everyone for their participation. For coverage of the conference and video presentations, please see: Harnessing Culture to End Health Disparities.

    See the 2013 website here