Thursday, June 18, 2015
June 25 - Men's Health Webinar: Advancing Health Equity for Boys and Men of Color
Webinar: Advancing Health Equity for Boys and Men of Color
Thursday, June 25, 3:00 – 4:30 pm ET
Where we are born, live, work, play and age has a profound effect on our health throughout our lives. It is critical that policies to reduce health disparities address these social determinants of health in order to advance health equity.
During Men's Health Month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health is hosting a webinar, "Advancing Health Equity for Boys and Men of Color," to bring greater awareness to issues impacting health and opportunities for minority men. Leading experts will examine strategies across public health, education, employment and justice sectors that seek to improve health outcomes for boys and men of color.
Who should attend:
Community-based and nonprofit organizations, public health and health care providers, national advocacy organizations, policy makers and others who provide services to minority men and/or have an interest in men's health.
Speakers and Presenters:
J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health and Director, HHS Office of Minority Health
Rashida Dorsey, PhD, MPH
Director, Division of Policy and Data, HHS Office of Minority Health
Marc Mauer, MSW
Executive Director, The Sentencing Project
Roland Thorpe, Jr., PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, and Director of Program on Men’s Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Victor Rios, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California Santa Barbara
Register for the webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7082837669305931778