Subject: Broadcast next Tuesday - "Health Equity: Progress and Pitfalls"
(You can also read this announcement at www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2011/materials/announce.cfm )
PLEASE JOIN US NEXT TUESDAY - in person or online - for the 17th Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health.
When? Tuesday, June 7, 2011, 1:30-4:00pm EDT
Where? Webcast and Tate-Turner-Kuralt building auditorium - see www.minority.unc.edu
Topic: "Health Equity - Progress and Pitfalls"
Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Ed.D., M.S., Professor of Public Health, CUNY School of Public Health, and Director, CUNY Institute for Health Equity
Jeffrey A. Henderson, M.D., M.P.H., President and CEO, Black Hills Center for American Indian Health
Brian D. Smedley, Ph.D., Vice President and Director, Health Policy Institute, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Barbara Pullen-Smith, M.P.H., Moderator, Director, North Carolina Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (and UNC alumna)
This live, interactive session will be broadcast with a studio audience in the Tate-Turner-Kuralt auditorium at the UNC School of Social Work and can be viewed over the Internet (webcast). Questions will be taken from broadcast participants by email and toll-free telephone.
ALL VIDEOCONFERENCE INFORMATION: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2011/
To view on your personal computer: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2011/broadcast/
To sit in the studio audience at the TTK auditorium: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2011/studio/
Presentation abstracts and Powerpoint slides: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2011/abstracts.cfm
Answers to frequently asked questions: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2011/faq.cfm
Comments from last year's participants: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2011/eval/comments.cfm
Cosponsorships, partners, and endorsements: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2011/cosponsors.cfm
This year's Videoconference is presented by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Minority Health Project and UNC Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, in association with the UNC American Indian Center, UNC Institute of African American Research, and Norfolk State University Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work, a partner in the Commonwealth Public Health Training Center.
Funding has been provided by UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Norfolk State University Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work, UNC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, UNC FPG Child Development Institute, UNC Counseling and Wellness Services, UNC American Indian Center, UNC Institute of African American Research, UNC College of Arts and Sciences, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Graduate School, and UNC School of Information and Library Science, with in-kind support from the UNC School of Social Work, UNC Department of Epidemiology, and the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, UNC. Please thank them - and consider becoming a cosponsor or providing an endorsement!
Vic Schoenbach, PhD (www.unc.edu/~vschoenb/)
Director, Minority Health Project
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Cookie Newsom, PhD
Director of Diversity Education and Research UNC Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Bill Jenkins, MS, PhD, MPH
Co-Director, Minority Health Project, Senior Scholar, UNC Institute of African American Research
(formerly Director, Research Center for Health Disparities, Morehouse College)
* 20+ health disparities-related broadcasts and seminars are available as on-demand webcasts at www.minority.unc.edu/resources/webcasts/