Serving the Health Information Needs of Latinas Symposium

College Park, MD

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Research Symposium: Serving the Health Information Needs of Latinas

Event schedule:

9 a.m. Research presentation by Dr. Linda Steiner, Dr. Ron Yaros, Elia Powers and Jessica Roberts, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, on results of study of the health information needs of Latinas

10 a.m. Panel discussion:
-Tilly Gurman, Assistant Professor, George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services
-Silvia Martinez, Assistant Professor, Howard University, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
-Michelle Stuart,
Hispanic Initiative Coordinator, Total Health Care

 

11 a.m. Keynote I: Steven Waldman, author of the new Federal Communications Commission report "The Information Needs of Communities: The Changing Media Landscape in a Broadband Age"

12 p.m. Lunch and discussion, Keynote II: Olivia Carter-Pokras, Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Maryland College Park School of Public Health

Lunch served (be sure to register to reserve a lunch)
Funded by a grant from the Carnegie Knight Foundation.

Contact lsteiner@jmail.umd.edu or ryaros@umd.edu for more information

 

PARKING: The closest visitor parking lot is the Union Lane Parking Garage http://www.transportation.umd.edu/parking/maps/map_visitor.pdf