Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Achieving Health Equity in Kansas: Where Do We Go From Here? 3/31/16

Achieving Health Equity in Kansas: Where Do We Go From Here?

A one-day symposium

Thursday, March 31, 2016, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Kansas Leadership Center, 3256 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS

Why attend:

  • Learn the leading causes of death and disability in Kansas, by race/ethnicity, gender, geography, age and socio-economic status
  • Discover the recent innovative research and health promotion efforts that have reduced health disparities within Kansas and across the U.S.
  • Examine models of community partnerships that reduce health disparities
  • Explore, interpret and apply interdisciplinary and inter-professional collaborations that reduce health disparities

Presenters:

We will bring together leaders from around the country to address topics these topics.

Presenters include:
  • Jasjit Ahluwalia, MD, MPH, MS - Dean, Rutgers School of Public Health
  • Jennifer Wisdom, PhD – Vice President for Research, George Washington University
  • Philip Alberti, PhD – Senior Director, Health Equity Research and Policy Scientific Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Janine Bieda, PhD, MS, CNM – Director, Center for Advanced Obstetrical Care and Research
  • Ghazala Perveen, MBBS, PhD, MPH – Director of Science and Surveillance, Bureau of Health Promotion, Kansas Department of Health and Environment
  • Benjamin Anderson – Chief Executive Officer, Kearny County Hospital
  • Debra Bolton, PhD, CFLE – Human Ecologist, Geographer, Kansas State University Research and Extension
  • Jeffrey Willett, PhD – Vice President for Programs, Kansas Health Foundation
  • Christine Daley, PhD, MA – Associate Professor, Director, Center for American Indian Community Health, KUMC
  • Allen Greiner, MD, MPH – Professor and Associate Chair for Research, KUMC
  • Crystal Lumpkins, PhD  – Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Research Division
  • Paula Cupertino, PhD – Associate Professor, Director, JUNTOS Center for Advancing Latino Health, KUMC
  • Vickie Collie-Akers, PhD, MPH – Associate Director of Health Promotion Research, KU
  • Changming Duan, PhD – Professor, School of Education, Educational Psychology, KU
  • Ruth Herman, PhD – Associate Researcher, Center for Public Partnerships and Research, KU
  • Kyrah Steward-Brown, PhD - Postdoctoral Research Associate, Sedgwick County Health Department
  • Carolyn Ahlers-Schmidt, PhD – Associate Research Professor, Director of Pediatric Research, KUSOM-W
  • Won Choi, PhD – Executive Director, MPH Program, Professor, KUMC


Continuing Education Credit Available
This event is being sponsored by KU School of Medicine and the Kansas Health Foundation.
 Register today at www.kumc.edu/ce. If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact Bethany Burk at 913-588-4480 or via email at bburk@kumc.edu.


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