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2018 Health Summit: Engaging Communities for a Healthier Louisiana

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6400 Perkins Rd

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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You are invited to join us on March 20 at the 2018 Health Summit

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The Louisiana Center for Health Equity (LCHE) is excited to announce our upcoming statewide conference, the 2018 Health Summit: Engaging Communities for a Healthier Louisiana.

LCHE and the Campaign for Healthcare for Everyone – Louisiana in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Health-Office of Public Health, and our summit partners, will serve as the hosts. This signature conference is designed to share knowledge among a broad audience with a goal of developing a framework for the mobilization of communities to address social and economic gaps that impact the health of Louisiana residents.

This year’s summit will build upon the work done in the 2016 and 2017 Health Summit’s as we continue our collective efforts toward improving health in Louisiana. Check out the preliminary agenda here:

The distinguished speaker lineup includes:

  • The Honorable John Bel Edwards, Governor of the State of Louisiana

  • Senator Regina Barrow, Chair, Select Committee on Women & Children, Louisiana State Senate

  • Mayor Sharon Weston Broome, Office of the Mayor-President of East Baton Rouge

  • Dr. Parham Jaberi, Assistant Secretary, Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health

  • Patti Rose, Ed.D, Rose Consulting and Faculty Member, Florida Atlantic University’s Graduate School of Business, Author, Health Disparities and Diversity, Context, Controversies and Solutions, First Edition

  • Dr. Corey Hebert, CEO, Community Health TV, Assistant Professor LSU, Assistant Professor, Tulane University, Chief Medical Officer, Dillard University

  • Judy Lubin, PhD, MPH, Center for Urban and Racial Equity

  • Jennifer Mathis, JD, MA, Deputy Legal Director & Director of Policy & Legal Advocacy, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

  • Michael McKnight, B.S., Vice President of Policy & Innovation, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative

  • Alexander Lu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology, Francis Marion University

  • Ritney Castine, Activist and Pastor, Trinity Church

  • J. T. Lane, MPH, Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal Public Sector Services, LLC

Meet our Keynote Speaker

Patti Rose, Ed.D.

Registration Information

Early Bird registration rate - $50 until February 2 or until sold out. First come first serve.

Student rate - $50 with valid student ID through March 6

Regular rate - $75 through March 6

Group rate - 10 % discount minimum of 5 throug March 6

Late Registration - $100 through March 16

Onsite Registration - $110

Lunch and a reception are included in the registration.

Lodging Details

We are pleased to partner with the Crown Plaza Hotel to provide lodging for Health Summit attendees as follows:

Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4728 Constitution Ave, Baton Rouge, LA. To make reservations, call 225.925.2244.

Our conference rate is $99 per night for Monday March 19 - Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The deadline to receive this rate is March 15, 2018.

Sponsorship Opportunities and Resource Tables Available

Resource tables for non profit community organizations - $150 through March 6 or until sold out.

For sponsorship deck, or should you have any questions or like additional information, please e-mail us at info@lahealthequity.org.

Check back regularly for updates!

Thank you.

2018 Health Summit Planning Team

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