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43rd Annual Association of American Indian Physicians Annual Meeting and Health Conference
United States
Colorado
07/22/2014

 43rd Annual Association of American Indian Physicians Annual Meeting and Health Conference

“Affordable Care Act” Our Time for Optimizing Sustainable Change & Excellence in Health for Indian Country”

July 22-27, 2014 Denver, Colorado

The Association of American Indian Physicians conducts a national health conference to serve as a forum for healthcare professionals, policy makers and tribal/community members concerned with American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) health issues.

Native American, Physician, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
International Symposium on Minority Health and Health Disparities
United States
Maryland
12/01/2014

International Symposium on Minority Health and Health Disparities

December 1–3, 2014 National Harbor, Maryland

The International Symposium on Minority Health and Health Disparities will convene December 1–3, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland. Pre-Symposium Training workshops will take place December 1, 2014.

In keeping with the theme of the symposium, "Transdisciplinary Collaborations: Evolving Dimensions of US and Global Health Equity,” the scientific program will highlight the excellence and innovation in basic, translational, and clinical research from the programs supported by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). The Symposium has been designed to offer opportunities for sharing research information in areas related to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, cancer, women's health, mental health, infectious disease, stroke, and behavioral and community health with special emphasis on minority health and health disparities. We invite others who are engaged in clinical, translational, basic science, education, and policy research in minority health and health disparities to join us.

Academic, African American, Behavioral Scientist, Health Services Researcher, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, Nurse, Nurse Researcher, Pacific Islander, Physician, Physician Researcher, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Social Scientist
2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy
United States
North Carolina
10/13/2014

2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy

October 13-17, 2014 Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Bringing together research with policy, practice and networking events

The 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, organized by The Water Institute at UNC, considers drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis.

2014 Conference Themes

WaSH in Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

Hygiene and Behavior Change

WaSH Emergency Response

Monitoring and Evaluation: Impact and Efficiencies for Projects and Programs

Water Supply and Quality: From Catchment to Consumer and Back

Sanitation: How Are We Doing on Defining the Future?

Addressing Disparities in WaSH: Rural, Peri-urban and Indigenous Populations

Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Toxicologist
2nd International Conference on Health Literacy and Health Promotion
Taiwan
10/06/2014

2nd International Conference on Health Literacy and Health Promotion

October 6 – 8 2014 Taipei, Taiwan

We invite you to join us for the 2nd International Conference on Health Literacy and Health Promotion to be held from October 6 to October 8 in Taipei, Taiwan. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars to discuss better interventions in health education and services.

Topics that will be discussed during the conference are:

• Health literacy and policy: health policy and governance, health civil society, health inequalities

• Health literacy and community: health city, healthy ageing environment, healthy living environment and design, enhancing and creating health literate settings

• Health literacy and hospital: healthcare for non-communicable diseases management (NCDs, diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disorders, renal diseases, et al), high-risk vulnerable individuals

• Health literacy and education: education and curriculum for health literacy, intervention via school educations

• Health literacy and occupational environment: industry and business health-literacy friendly environment, occupational health and physical activities and health literacy, health literacy as corporate social responsibility

• Health literacy in the media and social marketing

• Health literacy in nutrition and food safety

• Reproductive health, mental health, and health literacy

• Health literacy in migrant and minorities

• Research on measuring HL, on determinants of HL and on consequences or impacts of HL on different aspects of health.

Health Educator, Health Services Researcher, Nurse, Nurse Researcher, Physician, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
2014 Health Center and Public Housing National Symposium
United States
Virginia
06/10/2014

2014 Health Center and Public Housing National Symposium

Engaging Residents of Underserved Communities: From Outreach to Quality Care

June 10-12, 2014,  Alexandria,  Virginia

We are pleased to announce the 2014 Health Center and Public Housing National Symposium, Engaging Residents of Underserved Communities: From Outreach to Quality Care. This year's symposium will be held June 10-12, 2014, in Alexandria, VA.

As with past years, this year’s national symposium is a joint project of Community Health Partners for Sustainability and the National Center for Health in Public Housing. We'll be bringing together leaders and innovators from the health and public housing fields to discuss those aspects of clinic management, service delivery, and program planning critical to the long-term health and wellness of your communities. In particular, this year’s symposium will address the importance of targeted outreach and community engagement in the provision of quality, affordable care for underserved communities. As with past symposia, this will be your opportunity to network with other public housing primary care grantees, HRSA project officers and administrators, and members of HUD and your local housing authorities.

If you have any specific questions please feel free to contact Casey Alrich at Community Health Partners for Sustainability (casey@chpfs.org) or Devon LaPoint at the National Center for Health in Public Housing (devon.lapoint@namgt.com) for more information.

Community Activist, Health Services Researcher, Nurse, Nurse Researcher, Physician, Physician Researcher, Primary Care Physician, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Social Worker
40th Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society
United States
South Carolina
10/22/2014

40th Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society

October 22-25, 2014 Charleston, South Carolina

Theme: 40 Years of Transcultural Nursing: Living Our Mission in a Changing World

The Mission of the Transcultural Nursing Society is to enhance the quality of culturally congruent, competent, and equitable care that results in improved health and well being for people worldwide.

Objectives:

Identify evidence based best practices that use innovative strategies to correlate culturally competent care with improved patient outcomes in the clinical setting.

Incorporate transcultural nursing theory and research in the strategic planning, design and implementation of health related programs worldwide.

Integrate transcultural nursing research that enhances culturally congruent, competent and equitable care.

Analyze the contributions of transcultural nursing theory and research that results in improved health and well-being in the changing U.S.and global communities.

Nurse, Nurse Researcher
AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting
United States
California
06/08/2014

AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting

June 8-10, 2014 San Diego, California

Abstract Deadline: January 16, 5:00 p.m. EST

For more than 30 years, AcademyHealth's ARM has been the premier forum for health services research, where more than 2,400 attendees gather to discuss health policy implications, sharpen research methods, and network with colleagues from around the world.

The ARM program is designed for health services researchers, providers, key decision makers, clinicians, graduate students, and research analysts.

Conference Themes

Aging, Long-Term Care and End-of-Life

Health Care Workforce

Methods Research

Behavioral Health

Health Information Technology

Organizational Behavior and Management

Complex Chronic Conditions

Improving Safety, Quality and Value

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Consumer Choice and Behavioral Economics

Maternal and Child Health

Payment and Delivery System Innovations

Coverage and Access: Medicaid and Exchanges

Measuring Safety, Quality and Value

Public and Population Health

Disparities and Health Equity

Medicare

Research Translation, Dissemination, Implementation and Impact

Graduate Student, Health Economist, Health Services Researcher, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Social Scientist
National Training Conference on the Toxics Release Inventory and Environmental Conditions in Communities
United States
Virginia
05/07/2014

National Training Conference on the Toxics Release Inventory and Environmental Conditions in Communities

May 7-9, 2014 Arlington, Virginia

The National Training Conference on the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Environmental Conditions in Communities will be held on May 7-9, 2014, in Arlington, VA, at the Hilton Crystal City. Public conference sessions will be held May 7-8, and a session for U.S. EPA, states, and tribes will be held on May 9.

 

Community Activist, Epidemiologist, Native American, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Toxicologist
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health 13th International Conference
United States
Illinois
04/30/2014

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health 13th International Conference

April 30 - May 3, 2014 Chicago, Illinois

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) is convening our 13th International Conference, April 30 - May 3, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. At a time when community-campus partnerships are gaining attention and increasingly recognized as vital to addressing and solving our most pressing health, social, environmental and economic challenges, the conference promises to be our best yet as hundreds of community members, faculty, staff, students, funders and policy makers from around the world convene for 4 days of skill-building, networking and agenda-setting!

The conference agenda is designed to facilitate opportunities for participants to engage in substantive discussions, gain new knowledge and practical skills, think critically about their work and take action individually and collectively. The conference features dynamic and inspiring plenary presentations, facilitated discussions by peer group and interest area, educational exhibits, community site visits, social justice-focused arts programming and many opportunities for informal networking. The CCPH annual award for exemplary community-campus partnerships is also presented at the conference.

CCPH conferences create an inclusive space where all are embraced for the knowledge, wisdom and experience they bring to the table. Please join us in Chicago! 

Academic, Community Activist, Educator, Health Educator, Public Health Expert
Association for Value-Based Cancer Care Fourth Annual Conference
United States
California
05/07/2014

Association for Value-Based Cancer Care Fourth Annual Conference

May 7-9, 2014 Los Angeles, California

Following on the success of our Third Annual Conference, AVBCC will be coming to Los Angeles, California, on May 7-9, 2014. We continue to be guided by the expertise of leaders in these fields, providing attendees with a thorough understanding of the evolution of the value equation as it relates to cancer therapies and will be able to implement, improve, and sustain their companies and institutions, while improving access for patients and ultimately patient care.

Health Economist, Health Services Researcher, Healthcare Administrator, Oncologist, Physician, Physician Researcher, Public Health Expert

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