34th Annual Minority Health Conference

Please join us Friday, FEBRUARY 22nd for the 34th Annual Minority Health Conference and broadcast of the 15th Annual William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture, presented by the Minority Student Caucus, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.
Brian D. Smedley, PhD, Vice President and Director of the Health Policy Institute, Center for Political and Economic Studies, will give the William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture Taking Action to Achieve Health Equity: Beyond the Affordable Care Act

Dr. Smedley’s keynote will kick off an exciting day, with multiple sessions and speakers, including an afternoon keynote lecture by Leandris Liburd, PhD, MPH, MA, Director, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

When: Friday, February 22, 2013, 8:00am-4:30pm (broadcast at 2:00-3:30pm EST).

Where: UNC William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, Chapel Hill, NC and (Keynote only) on the web.

Conference theme: “Constructing the Foundation for Health Equity


Register today at: http://www.minority.unc.edu/sph/minconf/2013/register/  (In order to receive a lunch ticket, you must register by Friday, February 8th.)

If you are unable to attend in person, you can view the free, interactive broadcast of Dr. Smedley’s lecture.

Learn more about the Broadcast at http://www.minority.unc.edu/sph/minconf/2013/broadcast/

Read the Lecture abstract: http://www.minority.unc.edu/sph/minconf/2013/keynoteabstract.cfm

Register for the Broadcast at:  www.minority.unc.edu/sph/minconf/2013/register/

Interested in hosting a partner conference?  

Partner conferences are being organized by student organizations at several universities: http://www.minority.unc.edu/sph/minconf/2013/partnerconferences/

If you are interested in organizing a partner conference please email the Broadcast chairs at mhc.broadcast@gmail.com
Please share this announcement with your colleagues and friends.

Best regards,
Vic Schoenbach, http://www.unc.edu/~vschoenb/
Director, Minority Health Project, http://www.minority.unc.edu

Archived webcasts from the Annual Minority Health Conference and the National Health Equity Research Webcast (formerly the Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health), including presentations by Camara Jones, Ronny Bell, Aida Giachello, Ana Diez Roux, Nina Wallerstein, Krista Perreira, Jeffrey Henderson, Brian Smedley, Bonnie Duran, Mayra Alvarez, Ralph Forquera, Tony Whitehead, Reginald Weaver, Dina Castro, Nicholas Freudenberg, Lillian Sparks, Robert Fullilove, Barbara Wallace, Nancy Krieger, Claudia Baquet, Spero Manson, Abel Valenzuela, Frank Wong, Nancy Krieger, Karina Walters, Gilbert Gee, Luisa Borrell, David Williams, Michelle Cotton-Laws, Sharon Height, Adrienne Witherspoon, Joseph Graves, Jr., Pilar Ossorio, Morris Foster, Michael Bird, and others.

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