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15th Annual Summer Public Health Research
Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health


Please join 1,300 other participants in 45 states and 6 countries for the 15th Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health.

When? Tuesday, June 9, 1:30-4:00pm EDT
Where? Webcast, C-band satellite, and Tate-Turner-Kuralt building auditorium (at UNC Chapel Hill) - see

Topic: "Breaking the Cycle: Investigating the Intersection of Educational Inequities and Health Disparities"


Reginald Weaver, Vice President, Education International; Past President, National Education Association

Dina Castro, M.P.H., Ph.D., Scientist, UNC FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Nicholas Freudenberg, Dr.P.H., Distinguished Professor, Program in Urban Public Health, Hunter College School of Health Sciences/City University of New York

Lillian A. Sparks, J.D., Executive Director, National Indian Education Association

Moderator: Howard Lee, M.S.W., Executive Director, North Carolina Education Cabinet

This interactive session will be broadcast with a live audience in the Tate-Turner-Kuralt auditorium at the UNC School of Social Work and can be viewed over the Internet (webcast) and c-band satellite. Questions will be taken from studio and broadcast participants by email and toll-free telephone.

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This year's Videoconference is presented by UNC Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Minority Health Project (ECHO). Funding comes from the Dean's Office of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, UNC FPG Child Development Institute, UNC Center for Development and Learning, Counseling and Wellness Services (UNC Campus Health Services), NC Health Careers Access Program, Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC American Indian Center, UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, UNC College of Arts & Sciences, and a growing list of cosponsors ( This activity is supported by an educational donation provided by Amgen. Please thank them - and consider joining them or providing an endorsement.

Vic Schoenbach (
Director, Minority Health Project
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UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Cookie Newsom
Director of Diversity Education and Research
UNC Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

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Videoconference information

    Abstracts, outlines, resources
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    Comments from participants
    Credits and acknowledgements   (html)   (ppt)   (pdf)
    Educational resources
    Evaluation report (doc) (pdf)
    Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
            (Color flyer, MS Word) (Color flyer, PDF) (Pocket flyer, MS Word)
            Program for printing (pdf)
            Presentation handouts and slides
    Speaker biographies
    Sponsorship and endorsements

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    Annual Minority Health Conference led by the UNC SPH Minority Student Caucus
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Updated: 6/1/2009 by Vic