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16th Annual Summer Public Health Research
Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health


TUESDAY, June 8, 2010  -  What Will Health Care Reform Mean for Minority Health Disparities?

1:30 EDT

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

Health Reform and Communities of Color: Working Toward the Elimination of Healthcare Disparities
Mayra Alvarez, M.H.A. [bio]
Legislative Assistant to Senator Richard Durbin (Illinois)

Health Disparities and Indian Health: Will the New Health Reform Bill Make a Difference? [slides]
Ralph Forquera, M.P.H. [bio]
Director, Seattle Indian Health Board; Clinical Assistant Professor with the School of Public Health, Department of Health Sciences at the University of Washington (webpage)

What does Health Care Reform mean for "Racialized Urban Ghettoes?": A Role for Community Based Participatory Research [slides]
Tony Whitehead, Ph.D., M.S.Hyg.
Professor of Medical Anthropology and founding Director, Cultural Systems Analysis Group (CuSAG), Department of Anthropology, University of Maryland (webpage)

2:45 EDT

Audience, telephone, and email questions and discussion

4:00 EDT

Broadcast ends


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UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
2104D McGavran-Greenberg, CB#7435 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7435
Phone 919-966-7436 | Fax 919-966-2089| E-mail

Last updated: 5/19,26/2010, 6/2,8/2010 by Vic Schoenbach