Email announcement sent 1/14/2009


30th Annual Minority Health Conference: Our World, Our Community: Building Bridges for Health Equality

Please join us for the Internet and satellite broadcast of the 11th Annual William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture, by Barbara Wallace, Ph.D., Professor of Health Education at Columbia University, on Friday, February 27, 2009 at 2:00pm-3:30pm EST. The lecture is the highlight of the 30th Annual UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Minority Health Conference, presented by the School's Minority Student Caucus on that day. The broadcast will include a live call-in question-and-answer session with Dr. Wallace.

For information about the broadcast and about registering for or exhibiting at the full day's Conference in person at the UNC Friday Center for Continuing Education, please visit (If you wish to attend in person, don't put off registering - this conference fills up early! If you will be in Boston or Chicago, be sure to see below, "New This Year".)

- Webcast information (Keynote Lecture only):

- Satellite broadcast information (Keynote Lecture only):

- Read viewer comments from past William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture broadcasts:

* New This Year*

- Minority Students for the Advancement of Public Health (MSAPH) at the University of Illinois, Chicago are holding their first Annual Midwest Health Conference in conjunction with the UNC conference. Their conference, "Minority Health in a Global Community: Midwestern Perspective on Health, Poverty, and the Environment," will share the Keynote broadcast by Dr. Wallace and have additional presentations (including submitted abstracts) and discussion. Information at

- Public Health Alliance for Minorities (PHAM) at the Boston University School of Public Health will also hold a conference in conjunction with the UNC conference, including the Keynote broadcast by Dr. Wallace. More information will be announced on the Minority Health Project website, at

We hope to see you Friday, February 27.

Also available - agendas, slides, and (free) archived webcasts:

"Men's Health Disparities?" (with Drs. Claudia Baquet, Spero Manson, Abel Valenzuela, and Frank Wong) -

"The Science and Epidemiology of Racism and Health in the United States: an Ecosocial Perspective", 10th Annual William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture, by Nancy Krieger, M.S., Ph.D. -

"Does Racism Make Us Sick?" (with Drs. Karina Walters, Gilbert Gee, Luisa Borrell, David Williams) -

Archived webcasts of past William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lectures by Drs. Sherman James, Camara Jones, Mary Northridge, Henry Lewis Taylor, Jr., Meredith Minkler, and David Malebranche as well as selected presentations from the Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health are at VHS/DVD copies are available for purchase from the Public Health Foundation ( A nearly complete catalog of past Minority Health Project broadcasts is under construction at

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Best regards,
Vic Schoenbach

P.S. Please take a moment to answer 4 brief questions, at

P.P.S. Other coming events at UNC:

January 18-23, 2009: UNC 28th Annual MLK Birthday Celebration. Keynote Lecture by Dr. Maya Angelou

February 21, 2009: Conference on Race, Class, Gender, and Ethnicity: Bringing Human Rights Home. School of Law.

February 20, 2008, 4:00-5:00pm: Zollicoffer-Merrimon Lecture, by Sandra Harris-Hooker, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Old Clinic Auditorium.

June 9, 2009, 1:30-4:00pm EST: "Breaking the Cycle: Investigating the intersection of health disparities and educational disparities", the 15th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health,

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Last updated: 1/14/2009 by Vic Schoenbach