2013 BCHW/SAAPHI Pre-conference Meeting
Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
“Think Global, Act Local: Achieving Health Equity Throughout The African Diaspora”
8:00 - 8:45 Registration
8:50 - 8:55 Presidents' Welcome
§ Selena Smith, MPA- President of Black Caucus of Health Workers
§ Ndidi Amutah, PhD- President of SAAPHI
9:00 - 10:30 “Achieving Health Equity in the African Continent”
§ Chioma Nnaji, MPH, M.Ed Multicultural AIDS Coalition, Boston, MA
§ Camara Phyllis Jones, PhD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 11:30 “Achieving Health Equity in the Caribbean”
§ Gillian Barclay, DDS, MPH, DrPH, Aetna Foundation
11:30 - 1:00 Box Lunch and Scientific Poster Session
1:00 - 2:30 “Achieving Health Equity in the United States”
§ Kenneth Smith, PhD Senior Analyst, National Association of City and County Health Officers NACCHO
§ Jamila Rashid, PhD, Executive Director of the Urban Health Program, University of Illinois at Chicago
2:30 - 3:45 Open Discussion: Race and Law: Open Discussion on the Implications of the Voting Rights Act and Stand Your Ground Laws on African-American Health"
3:45 - 5:00 SAAPHI Scientific Symposium
Thomas, R., Hopkins, J., Blanks, S., Moore, S., Holden, K.
“Pediatricians’ Views and Practices on Managing Overweight and Obesity in African-American Mothers and Daughters: A Preliminary Analysis”
Barley, B.N., HortonS., Dunmore-Griffith,J., ; Ricks-Santi,L.
“Racial-specific differences in breast cancer pathology and treatment”
Pollard, S.L.; Zachary, D.A., Wingert, K.,. Booker S.S, Surkan, P.J.
“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”
5:00 Closing Remarks
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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.