Email announcement 2/16/2010
COMING NEXT WEEK:
31st Annual Minority Health Conference and broadcast of the 12th Annual William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture
Dr. Robert E. Fullilove, a sought-after speaker for national meetings and winner of two teaching awards from Columbia University, will give the 12th Annual William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture at the 31st Annual Minority Health Conference presented by the Minority Student Caucus, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Dr. Fullilove's lecture will be broadcast as a free, interactive webcast.
Dr. Fullilove is Associate Dean for Community and Minority Affairs, Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences, and Co-Director of the Community Research Group at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. A community organizer for SNCC in Mississippi in 1964-65, he will speak on Community Organizing and Community Building: Public Health Watchwords for the 21st Century. In the lecture, he will reflect on the opportunities presented by community organizing in fighting public health problems.
Read the lecture abstract and watch a past lecture by Dr. Fullilove: www.minority.unc.edu/sph/minconf/2010/keynoteabstract.cfm
When: Friday, February 26, 2010, 8:00am-4:30pm (broadcast at 2:00-3:30pm EST).
Where: UNC William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, Chapel Hill, NC and (Keynote only) on the web.
Conference theme: Building Community in the Age of Information: Fighting Health Inequality in the Modern World.
Conference information: www.minority.unc.edu/sph/minconf/2010/
Broadcast information: www.minority.unc.edu/sph/minconf/2010/broadcast/
Partner conferences are being organized by student organizations at the University of Illinois Chicago, George Washington University, and Tulane University: www.minority.unc.edu/sph/minconf/2010/partnerconferences/
Dr. Fullilove's keynote will kick off an exciting day, with sessions and speakers including:
Register online at www.minority.unc.edu/sph/minconf/2010/register/ for the conference or the broadcast.
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P.P.S. Other coming events (details at www.minority.unc.edu/events/:
February 27, 2010: Conference on Race, Class, Gender, and Ethnicity: Punishing Poverty School of Law. http://studentorgs.law.unc.edu/crcge/______________
www.unc.edu/epid600/ - Principles of Epidemiology for Public Health
www.epidemiolog.net - Understanding the Fundamentals of Epidemiology
- an Evolving Text (Comprendiendo los Fundamentos de la Epidemiología -
un Texto en Desarrollo)
www.minority.unc.edu - UNC SPH Minority Health Project - satellite and Internet interactive broadcasts, on-demand webcasts, event information, resources, and links to organizations working to eliminate health disparities.
For additional events at UNC and nationally, visit www.minority.unc.edu/events/
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