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16th Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health

“What Will Health Care Reform Mean for
Minority Health Disparities”

June 8, 2010, via Internet webcast from the
Tate-Turner-Kuralt auditorium, UNC School of Social Work

Program begins at 1:30pm EDT (10:30am PDT, 11:30pm MDT, 12:30pm CDT)

 

 

 



Presenters

Mayra Alvarez, MHA
Legislative Assistant for Health for U.S. Senator Richard Durbin

Ralph Forquera, MPH
Director, Seattle Indian Health Board

Tony Whitehead, MSHyg, PhD
Professor of Medical Anthropology, University of Maryland

Howard N. Lee, MSW, Moderator
Executive Director, North Carolina Education Cabinet

Presented by

UNC Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Minority Health Project (UNC Program on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health Outcomes)
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
UNC Institute of African American Research

Norfolk State University Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work

www.minority.unc.edu

 

Agenda

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)

The historical and political context that underlies the Indian health "system" 
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 
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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