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Join Us for a Community Conversation with Dr. Roy Wade, Jr.!

Minnesota Communities Caring for Children

Friday, November 11, 2016 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CST)

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Join us for a community conversation with Dr. Roy Wade, Jr.!

Childhood Poverty & Stress:
The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health

Friday, November 11th | 3pm-5pm

Founder's Hall, Metro State University


At this event, Dr. Wade will discuss issues related to childhood trauma and health in urban communities. Dr. Wade, a member of the Philadelphia ACE Task Force and co-creator of the Philadelphia Urban ACE Study, will share research about how trauma is affecting Philadelphia's urban population as well how the city's communitiy-level systems are working to improve health outcomes and reduce disparities.   

Following the presentation will be a one-hour Q&A session and general conversation about how Philadelphia's model can inform community-based and systems efforts to improve health and reduce disparities in the Twin Cities. We hope that you will join the conversation!


This event is FREE but we ask that you please RSVP.

Please note that there is limited street parking on site and ramp parking is available for $5.

For directions (including for public transit), please click here


More about Dr. Roy Wade Jr., MD, PhD, MPH:

Roy Wade, Jr. is currently an instructor of pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania and a general pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Cobbs Creek Primary Care. He received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School. After residency, Dr. Wade completed a Commonwealth Fund Harvard Minority Health Policy Fellowship at the Harvard School of Medicine and Harvard School of Public Health earning a MPH in Health Policy and Management.

Throughout his career, Dr. Roy Wade has worked to improve health outcomes for at risk populations, with a particular focus on the role of social determinants in the persistence of health disparities. His research interests focus on the intersection between childhood poverty, adversity, and well-being. Through his work, he plans to translate research on the science of childhood adversity and toxic stress into effective strategies to improve community level systems of care in economically distressed communities.


Special thanks to the sponors of this event!


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When & Where

Founder's Hall, Metropolitan State University
700 7th Street East
Saint Paul, MN 55106

Friday, November 11, 2016 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CST)

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