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


TUESDAY, June 9, 2009  -  Breaking the Cycle: Investigating the Intersection of Educational Inequities and Health Disparities

1:30 EDT

Howard N. Lee, M.S.W. (Moderator) [bio]  
Executive Director, North Carolina Education Cabinet (webpage)

When Education and Health Intersect [slides]
Reginald Weaver, D.I.P.(hon), D.H.L.(hon), D.P.S.(hon) [bio]
Vice President, Education International; Past President, National Education Association (webpage)

Education Inequities and Health Disparities: Child Development and the School Readiness Gap [slides]
Dina Castro, M.P.H., Ph.D. [bio]
Scientist, FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (webpage)

Reframing High School Dropout As a Public Health Issue [handout]
Nicholas A. Freudenberg, Dr.P.H. [bio]
Distinguished Professor and DPH Director, Program in Urban Public Health, Hunter College School of Health Sciences/City University of New York (webpage)

Native Children’s Agenda - Policies to Improve the Health and Education of Native Students [slides]
Lillian A. Sparks, J.D. [bio]
Executive Director, National Indian Education Association (webpage)

3:10 EDT

Audience, telephone, and email questions and discussion

4:00 EDT

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