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Health Disparities Across the Lifespan: Addressing Gender-Specific Health Inequities Among the African Diaspora

Society for the Analysis of African-American Public Health Issues (SAAPHI)

Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

San Francisco, CA

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“Health Disparities Across the Lifespan: Addressing Gender-Specific Health Inequities Among the African Diaspora”

 

7:00-8:00          Registration Opens

8:00-8:05          Presidents' Welcome

  • Selena Smith,MPA- BCHW President
  • Rebecca Hasson, PhD- SAAPHI President

 8:05-10:00         “Maternal and Infant Health”

  • Richard David, MD- University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Wennonah Valentine, MBA- iDREAM for Racial Health Equity
  • Moderated by: Diane Rowley, PhD, MPH- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 10:00-10:15       Break

 10:15-11:30       “Childhood Obesity in our African-American Communities”

  • Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH- University of Pennsylvania/African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network
  • Mildred Thompson, MSW- PolicyLink
  • Moderated by: Tiffany Gary-Webb, PhD- Columbia University

 11:30-1:00         Lunch

  • Presumed Consent: Opting Out Every American has a Right To Make that Choice - Lacema Womack
  • Thematic poster session

 1:00-2:35          “Health Equity Across the Lifespan”

  • Adewale Troutman,MD, MPH, CPH-University of South Florida/APHA President-Elect
  • Linda Ray Murray, MD, MPH- Cook County Department of Public Health/APHA Immediate Past President
  • Mario Brown, MPH, CHES- University of Pittsburgh

 2:35-2:50          Break

 2:50-4:00          "What Doesn't kill you DOESN'T make you stronger: Stress, Strength and the Health of African American Women"

  • Amani Nuru-Jeter, PhD- University of California, Berkeley
  • Introduction by Kimberely Taylor, PhD, MPH- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 4:00-5:15          SAAPHI Scientific Symposium

  • Denise Smith- Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Rachel Hardeman, MPH- University of Minnesota
  • Dara Mendez, PhD, MPH- University of Pittsburgh
  • Ndidi Amutah, PhD, MPH, CHES- Morgan State University
  • Moderated by LeConte Dill, PhD- Morehouse College; Natasha Brown, PhD- University of Maryland; and Kimberly Taylor, PhD, MPH- Center for Disease Control and Prevention

 5:30                 Closing Remarks

 6:00-8:30          Reception                    

 

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Mascone Center
747 Howard Street
at the corner of Third & Howard streets
San Francisco, CA 94103

Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)


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Society for the Analysis of African-American Public Health Issues (SAAPHI)

SAAPHI is a non-profit (501c3) national public health organization comprised of researchers, physician and health advocates dedicated to improving the overall health of African-Americans. The organization promotes and utilizes research to inform scientific knowledge, program development and policy decisions.

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