Today's Date: June 22, 2021
FDA Approves First Oral Blood Thinning Medication for Children   •   Bob Evans Farms Teams With Actor Gary Sinise To Pay Homage To Military Heroes And Their Families   •   Welltower to Acquire Holiday Retirement's 86-Property Seniors Housing Portfolio for $1.58 billion in conjunction with Atria's Ac   •   Canada's oath of citizenship now recognizes First Nations, Inuit and Métis rights   •   Our time is now: Pow Wow Pitch Calling all Indigenous Entrepreneurs   •   Exploding Kittens Launches New Game, Exploding Minions   •   carafem Expands Telehealth Abortion Care to Connecticut Offering Personalized and Medically Supported Abortion Pill by Mail Serv   •   Aiming High: St. Louis Scott Gallagher Awards Soccer Scholarships In Memory of 14 Honorees, More Than 80 Living Legacy Scholarsh   •   Shoe Carnival Announces Two-For-One Stock Split   •   Sharjah Honours Kenyan Humanitarian Outfit, RefuSHE, for Pioneering Contributions in Child and Girl-Focused Refugee Development   •   Coca-Cola North America Steps up Spending With Minority-Owned Media Companies   •   Black Bear Sports Group Hires First Ever Female Junior Hockey Coach for 2021-22   •   Diversity at Private Equity Firms, Hedge Funds See A Boost This Summer, Thanks To New 'Women In Alternatives' Talent Pipeline Cr   •   Holiday Retirement To Join Atria Senior Living's Management Services Business   •   Health Net Assisting Members Across California During State of Emergency   •   Eaton Workshop Takes Pride in its Results for the LGBTQI Community   •   FIBRA Prologis announces changes in the Technical Committee   •   Accessibility Standards Canada 2020-2021 annual report: Keeping our focus on an accessible Canada   •   Alliant Celebrates 2021 Elite Women Honorees   •   Veteran Journalist Cherie Grzech Joins NewsNation as Vice President of News, Managing Editor
Bookmark and Share

Minority Health Conference Live From University Of North Carolina

(Please check back at 1:30p today for video conference)

if the player does not load, please refresh your browser

 

 

 

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

 

 



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News