PRE-REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 2013 BCHW/SAAPHI PRE-CONFERENCE

8 Sep

 

Pre-registration for the 2013 BCHW/SAAPHI  pre-conference meeting is now open at: https://bchwsaaphi2013meeting.eventbrite.com Pre-registration is will be open until Sunday, October 27, 2013. We look forward to seeing you all in Boston
 
 
“Think Global, Act Local: Achieving Health Equity Throughout The African Diaspora”
 

Pre-registration for the 2013 BCHW/SAAPHI  pre-conference meeting is now open at: https://bchwsaaphi2013meeting.eventbrite.com Pre-registration is will be open until Sunday, October 27, 2013. We look forward to seeing you all in Boston
 
 
“Think Global, Act Local: Achieving Health Equity Throughout The African Diaspora”
 
7:00-8:00          Registration Opens
 
8:00-8:05          Presidents’ Welcome
  •   Selena Smith, MPA- President of Black Caucus of Health Workers
  •   Ndidi Amutah, PhD- President of SAAPHI
 
8:05-10:00         “ Achieving Health Equity in the African Continent”
  •   Race: the Power of an Illusion (movie clip) Chioma Nnaji, MPH, M.Ed Multicultural AIDS Coalition, Boston, MA
  •  Chioma Nnaji, MPH, M.Ed Multicultural AIDS Coalition, Boston, MA
  •  Camara Phyllis Jones, PhD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
 
10:00-10:15       Break
 
10:15-11:30       “Achieving Health Equity in the Caribbean”
  • Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, Cambridge Public Health Department , Cambridge MA
 
 
11:30-1:00         Lunch
 
1:00-2:35          “Achieving Health Equity in the United States”   
  • Kenneth Smith, PhD Senior Analyst, National Association of City and County Health Officers NACCHO
  •   Jamila Rashid, PhD, formerly Office of Minority Health
 
 
2:35-2:50          Break
 
2:50-4:00          Open Discussion:
 
4:00-5:15          SAAPHI Scientific Symposium
§  Ruby Thomas, MDPediatricians’ Views and Practices on Managing Overweight and Obesity in African-American Mothers and Daughters: A Preliminary Analysis”
§  Brittany N. Barley , Sara Horton, MD Jacqueline Dunmore-Griffith, MD , Luisel Ricks-Santi, PhD “Racial-specific differences in breast cancer pathology and treatment”
§  Suzanne L. Pollard, Drew A. Zachary, Katherine Wingert, Sara S. Booker, Pamela J. Surkan “Family and community influences on diabetes-related dietary change in a low-income, African American community”
§  Tagai, E.K., Santos, S.L.Z, Holt, C.L.,Bowie, J.,Haider, M.,Scheirer, M.A. Slade, J.,Wang, M.Q.,,Whitehead, T. Linking eHealth and peer health education: Lessons learned from online community health advisor training in African American Churches”
 
5:30                  Closing Remarks
 
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