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4280 Harlows Blvd

Greenville, MS 38701

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2017 DELTA HEALTH SUMMIT

"Working Together for Healthy Hearts"

Sponsored by

Mississippi Delta Health Collaborative

Mississippi State Department of Health


SUMMIT OBJECTIVES

  • To build an integrated network for addressing hypertension in the Mississippi Delta by connecting clinical and community resources.

  • To increase participants' knowledge of resources and best practices to enhance treatment, support self managment and promote heart health.

  • To provide a platform for information sharing and resource exchange that will facilitate collaborative action among participants after the conclusion of the Summit.


REGISTRATION IS FREE

The Delta Health Summit is FREE! Pre-registration for the summit ends September 23, 2017 so register today. After the 23rd, participants may register on-site on a first-come, first-serve basis based on space availability.

AGENDA

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

5:00 - 6:00 pm Registration for the Delta Health Summit Opens

6:00 - 9:00 pm Grantee Gallery Walk & Community Engagement Reception

Thursday, September 28, 2017

7:30 - 8:30 am Registration

8:00 - 8:30 am Breakfast

8:30 - 9:20 am Opening Plenary Session

“Working Together for Healthy Hearts”

Dr. James Coleman, CEO, G.A. Carmichael Family Health Center

9:30 - 10:30 am Concurrent Workshops

Session 1A Accessing Healthy Food in the Mississippi Delta

  • Dorothy Scarborough, Mississippi Engaged in Greener Agriculture
  • Keith Elliot, Sow Reap Feed
  • Andy Lemon, Society of St. Andrew of Mississippi
  • Nadean Randle, Farmer, Holmes County

Session 1B Blood Pressure Measurement Protocol/Oral Health and High Blood Pressure

  • Dr. Sonja R. Fuqua, Mississippi Primary Health Care Association
  • Dr. Angela Filzen, Oral Health Director, Mississippi State Department of Health

10:45 - 11:45 am Concurrent Workshops

Session 2A Creating an Environment that Promotes Physical Activity

  • Dr. Nikki Johnson, Injury Prevention Program Director, Mississippi State Department of Health
  • Paula Morgan, Mississippi Department of Transportation
  • Kenneth Judie, Mississippi Delta Health Collaborative

Session 2B Clinical Management of Heart Disease and Stroke

  • Dr. James Lock, Certified Hypertension Specialist, Walnut Grove Medical Clinic

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch Plenary Session

“A Change is Taking Place in the Mississippi Delta”

Dr. Daniel Sarpong, Director, Center for Minority Health, Health Disparities, Research and Education Xavier University, New Orleans, LA

1:15 - 2:15 pm Concurrent Workshops

Session 3A Tobacco – Not Here! Not in My Space!

  • Amy Ellis, American Lung Association
  • Kendrika Pipes, Mississippi Asthma Coalition
  • Charlotte Williams, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, Mississippi State Department of Health

Session 3B Stress Management and High Blood Pressure

  • Dr. Isiah Marshall. Jr. LMSW, Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Jackson State University

2:30 - 3:30 pm Closing Plenary Session

“Creating and Following Through on Your Action Plan”

3:30 pm Adjourn

LODGING

If you require overnight accommodations, please contact Harlow's Reservations at (662) 335-9797. A block of rooms has been held at a special rate of $91 per night. Individuals are responsible for all lodging costs through direct communication with the hotel.

CONTACT

For more information on the Delta Health Summit please contact Jackie S. Hawkins (662) 455-1344 or Tameka Ivory Walls at (662) 455-1344.

For questions about registration, planning or logistics please email Chanelle White at cwhite@sharedstrategygroup.com or Lolita Ross at lross@sharedstrategygroup.com.

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