Thursday, May 31, 2012

18th National Health Equity Webcast to be held next week!

The 18th National Health Equity Research Webcast (formerly known as the Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health) is next week, with sought-after presenters and a distinguished moderator.

When?  
Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 1:30-4:00pm EDT

Where?  
Webcast or Tate-Turner-Kuralt building auditorium

Topic: "
Social Determinants of Health Disparities: Moving the Nation to Care about Social Justice"

Featuring:

·       Camara P. Jones, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., Division of Epidemiologic and Analytic Methods for Population Health(p), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
·       Ronny A. Bell, Ph.D., M.S., Professor, Wake Forest School of Medicine and Co-Director, Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
·       Aida L. Giachello, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
·       Moderator:Cedric M. Bright, M.D., F.A.C.P., Director, Office of Special Programs and Assistant Dean for Admissions, UNC School of Medicine and 112th President, National Medical Association 

This free, 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). Questions will be taken from broadcast participants by email and toll-free telephone.

For more information: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2012/
To register a group viewing site: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2012/broadcast/
To register to view on your personal computer: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2012/broadcast/
To register for the studio audience at the TTK auditorium: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2012/studio/
Answers to frequently asked questions: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2012/faq.cfm
Comments from last year's participants: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2012/eval/comments.cfm

The 18th National Health Equity Research Webcast 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 and Norfolk State University Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work
, a partner in the Commonwealth Public Health Training Center. Major cosponsors to date include the UNC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. Please consider becoming a cosponsor or providing an endorsement!

Vic Schoenbach (www.unc.edu/~vschoenb/)
Director, Minority Health Project
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

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