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Annual Summer Public Health Research
JOIN hundreds of public health and human services professionals, researchers, educators, and students throughout the country for the 16th Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health. Choose among the studio audience, the webcast, or more than 40 group viewing sites in 22 states.
Tuesday, June 8, 1:30-4:00pm EDT
Topic: "What Will Health Care Reform Mean for Minority Health Disparities?"
Mayra Alvarez, M.H.A., Legislative Assistant, U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin (Illinois) and past UNC public health Minority Student Caucus Co-President
Ralph Forquera, M.P.H., Executive Director, Seattle Indian Health Board and Clinical Assistant Professor with the School of Public Health, Department of Health Sciences at the University of Washington
Tony L. Whitehead, Ph.D., M.S.Hyg., Professor of Medical Anthropology and founding Director, Cultural Systems Analysis Group (CuSAG), Department of Anthropology, University of Maryland
Moderator: Howard Lee, M.S.W., Executive Director, North Carolina Education Cabinet; past chair, NC State Board of Education; past NC state senator
This 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/2010/
To locate a group viewing site: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2010/broadcast/sites.cfm
To register a group viewing site: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2010/broadcast/
To view on your personal computer: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2010/broadcast/
To register for the studio audience at the TTK auditorium:
(Note: If you have registered for the Videoconference you will receive an email by 6/4 reconfirming your registration and giving specific information for receiving or attending the broadcast.)
To download materials (publicity, slides when they become available, attendance sheet for group sites): www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2010/materials/.
Answers to frequently asked questions: www.minority.unc.edu/institute/2010/faq.cfm
This year's Videoconference is presented by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Minority Health Project and UNC Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. Funding comes from the Dean's Office of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Norfolk State University Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work, American College of Epidemiology, American Indian Center (UNC), College of Arts and Sciences (UNC), Counseling and Wellness Services (UNC), Equal Opportunity/ADA Office (UNC), Institute of African American Research (UNC), Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (UNC), Center for the Study of the American South (UNC), Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (UNC), and a growing list of cosponsors. Please thank them - and consider joining them or providing an endorsement.
* 20+ health disparities-related broadcasts and seminars are available as on-demand webcasts at www.minority.unc.edu/resources/webcasts/
Updated: 5/29/2010 by Vic