Advances in Evidence-Based Practices to Eliminate Disparities and Achieve Health Equity in Building Healthier Communities: Lessons Learned

Scientific Agenda

The 10th Anniversary Health Disparities Conference, titled Advances in Evidence-Based Practices to Eliminate Disparities and Achieve Health Equity in Building Healthier Communities: Lessons Learned, features lectures by individuals who are making significant contributions to improving healthcare access and to empowering vulnerable populations and marginalized communities.

This conference will allow participants to review and learn strategies focused on achieving health equity through access to care, prevention and treatment of major chronic diseases. Special session presentations will address interprofessional models of clinical, scientific, academic, and public health interventions that improve outcomes and eliminate health disparities and achieve health equity through treatment, advocacy, and policy development.

Program Outline

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

4:00PM – 7:00PM Conference Registration and Check–In

Thursday, March 16, 2017

7:00AM – 7:00PM Conference Registration and Check-In
9:00AM – 12:00PM Submitting Grants and Getting It Funded and Loan Repayment Programs
9:00AM – 12:00PM UPR Pre-Conference Symposium
1:00PM – 3:00PM General Session I & Opening
3:15PM – 5:00PM General Session II: Integrating Access and the Social Determinants of Health
5:00PM – 7:30PM Welcome and Networking Reception / Poster Session 1

Friday, March 17, 2017

7:00AM – 3:00PM Conference Registration and Check–In
7:00AM – 8:30AM Networking Breakfast / Poster Session 1
9:00AM – 11:00AM Podium Presentation Session A
  Podium Presentation Session B
  Podium Presentation Session C
11:45AM – 1:30PM Lunch and General Session III: Recognizing the Power of Collaborations to Achieve Better Health Outcomes
2:00PM – 3:30PM General Session IV: The Role of Technology — The Pipeline and Training the Next Generation
3:45PM – 5:00PM General Session V: Blue Ribbon Presentations — 10th Anniversary Lessons Learned
5:00PM – 7:00PM Networking Reception / Poster Session 2
7:30PM – 9:00PM Banquet & Awards Ceremony: The John Ruffin Lecture Series

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