The UCI Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences’ (COHS) Health Equity and Diversity Symposium provides students, residents and fellows, faculty, healthcare professionals and community members with an opportunity to explore innovative strategies to combat health disparities in the United States and around the globe.
Our Keynote Speaker is Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, RN, FAAN, Vice President for Health and Health Equity in the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University. Her keynote address is entitled, “Building Healthy Communities Together to Reduce Health Disparities: Diving Deep into the Community Using My 8 T’s of Community Engagement”
Additional guests will be giving presentations about their current research and participating in a panel discussion with attendees:
Victor Cisneros, MD, MPH – Administrative Chief, UCI Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine
Alana Lebron, PhD – Assistant Professor, Department of Chicano/Latino Studies and Program in Public Health
Adam Bennett Schickedanz MD, PhD – UCLA Department of Pediatrics
Sora Park Tanjasiri, DrPH, MPH – Professor, UCI Department of Epidemiology & Associate Director of Cancer Health Disparities and Community Engagement, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Valencia Walker, MD, MPH – Assistant Dean for Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion, UCLA School of Medicine
Visit http://www.tinyurl.com/UCIHealthEquity2019 to register. This event is free and open to the public.