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12 meetings & conferences listed in Health Disparities 

2015 National Oral Health Conference
United States
Missouri
04/27/2015

2015 National Oral Health Conference

April 27-29, 2015 Kansas City, Missouri

Allied Health Professional, Dentist, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
National Association of Hispanic Nurses 2015 Annual Conference
United States
California
07/07/2015

National Association of Hispanic Nurses 2015 Annual Conference

July 7 - 10, 2015 Anaheim, California

Latino/Hispanic, Nurse, Nurse Researcher
2015 National Health Outreach Conference
United States
Georgia
05/06/2015

2015 National Health Outreach Conference

May 6-8, 2015 Atlanta, Georgia

Conference theme: Promoting Connections to Create Healthy Individuals, Families and Communities

Conference goal: Build a collaborative approach with organizations and agencies to achieve a healthier and safer America by promoting health and wellness, advancing health equity and reducing health disparities.

This conference is intended to help

1. build productive alliances between health coalitions, academic health centers, colleges of medicine, nursing, dentistry and other allied health schools, governmental agencies, community-based organizations, and the health care industry to achieve a healthier and safer America; and

2. promote health and wellness, advance health equity and reduce health disparities for families and individuals across the lifespan.

Health Economist, Health Educator, Health Services Researcher, Medical Faculty Member, Nurse, Nurse Educator, Physician, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
7th Annual Medicine and the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference
United States
Texas
03/04/2015

7th Annual Medicine and the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

March 4-5, 2015 Sam Houston State University College of Humanities and Social Sciences Huntsville, Texas

The aims of the conference are to promote interdisciplinary discussion around contemporary health challenges and to develop networks for future research. Social and behavioral scientists, medical humanities scholars, healthcare professionals, and students interested in careers in healthcare are encouraged to participate in this important conference devoted to examining how social factors facilitate the health and well-being of children and adults across the global community.

The conference will be held on the campus of Sam Houston State University on March 4-5, 2015. Sam Houston State is located in Huntsville, Texas, about an hour north of Houston’s Intercontinental Airport.

Conference sessions/topics may include but are not limited to:

Community Health

Health Disparities

Health and the Environment

History of Medicine

Medicalization of Society

Medicine and the Arts and Literature

Medicine and Ethics

Medicine, Globalization, and New Infectious Diseases

Medicine, Health, and Society

Medicine and Public Policy

Medicine: Traditional/folkloric/alternative and Contemporary

Medicine and (World) Languages

Nutrition and Wellness

Political Determinants of Decision-Making in Medicine

Preparing Students for the New MCAT

Public Health and Prevention

The Obesity Epidemic

Academic, Health Services Researcher, Historian, Physician, Physician Researcher, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Social Scientist
An International Forum on Health Inequality
Greece
05/04/2015

An International Forum on Health Inequality

4-7 May 2015 Athens, Greece

The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars, researchers and students from all areas of Health Inequality and related disciplines.

Academic, Community Activist, Graduate Student, Health Economist, Health Services Researcher, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Social Scientist
Social Equity Leadership Conference
United States
Tennessee
06/03/2015

Social Equity Leadership Conference

Leveraging Technology and Data to Promote Social Equity

June 3-5, 2015 Nashville, Tennessee

The College of Public Service and Urban Affairs at Tennessee State University welcomes the Social Equity Leadership Conference to Nashville, Tennessee, for the 2015 Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held June 3rd-5th, 2015, at Tennessee State University’s Avon Williams Campus in the heart of downtown Nashville.

The National Academy of Public Administration’s (NAPA) 14th Annual Social Equity Leadership Conference will be hosted by Tennessee State University’s College of Public Service and Urban Affairs on June 3-5 in Nashville, TN. Established by the Standing Panel on Social Equity at the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA), the annual Social Equity Leadership Conferences focus on advancing knowledge and understanding of applied and theoretical research towards the promotion of social equity in governance. The Standing Panel on Social Equity in Governance (a committee of NAPA) focuses on issues of fairness, justice, and equity in a variety of public contexts, including, but not limited to: education, policing, welfare, housing, and transportation.

Faculty members, researchers, nonprofit and government leaders as well as graduate/undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to participate at the meeting. The theme of the 2015 Annual Meeting is Leveraging Technology and Data to Promote Social Equity.

For more information please contact Planning Committee Chair Dr. Cara Robinson at crobin22@tnstate.edu

Academic, Community Activist, Health Services Researcher, Information Scientist, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Technologist
YTH Live 2015
United States
California
04/26/2015

YTH Live 2015

April 26–28, 2015 San Francisco, California

YTH Live is the premier conference for trailblazing technology that is advancing the health and wellness of youth, young adults, and other underserved populations.

Each year, the brightest minds in youth advocacy, health, and technology gather at YTH Live to showcase what works, share ideas and learnings, and launch new collaborations. Over 600 intergenerational attendees are expected in 2015, with a global audience of more than 2,000 participating online.

Come to YTH Live to find out what’s new, what’s happening right now, and what’s next in the field of youth health tech. Connect with the vibrant thinkers, makers, and do-ers in the YTH Live community and take what you learn to improve the lives of the youth you serve and support.

Who should attend?

Are you longing to learn and share with the foremost thinkers and catalysts engaged in building a healthier future for the next generation? If so, YTH Live is for you.

Attendees include individuals and organizations running the most innovative and effective health programs serving youth and young adults. You’ll meet technology experts, social entrepreneurs, health professionals, researchers, educators, government representatives, pop culture influencers, developers, philanthropists, youth advocates, and others.

A uniquely collaborative forum, YTH Live provides attendees with knowledge exchange, training, and networking opportunities across disciplines

Community Activist, Health Educator, Health Services Researcher, Nurse, Pediatric Nurse, Pediatrician, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Social Worker, Technologist
Consortium of Universities for Global Health 6th Annual Conference
United States
Massachusetts
03/26/2015

Consortium of Universities for Global Health 6th Annual Conference

Mobilizing Research for Global Health

March 26-28, 2015 Boston, Massachusetts

Session themes include:

Technology Revolution in Genetics, Vaccine Development and Deployment

Transforming the OneHealth Agenda: Emerging Infectious Diseases, Food Security, and Antimicrobial Resistance

Drivers of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases

Improvement Science: The New Kid on the Block

Big Problems – Big Ideas

Session highlights:

Plenary Debates

2015 Gairdner Global Health Awardee Address

Student/Plenary Speaker Meet and Greet

Global Health Film Festival

Academic, Health Economist, Health Services Researcher, Physician Researcher, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Virologist
20th Rural Multiracial and Multicultural Health Conference
United States
Pennsylvania
04/14/2015

20th Rural Multiracial and Multicultural Health Conference

April 14, 2015 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Rural Multiracial and Multicultural Health Conference is one of the National Rural Health Association's fastest growing conferences. One of the only meetings in the nation to focus on rural multiracial and multicultural health issues, this event offers attendees the opportunity to meet with peers and experts who share unique concerns and interests. This conference is designed for those who are dedicated to bringing quality health care and health care services to this underserved and often under-represented portion of the rural population.

Community Activist, Health Services Researcher, Nurse, Physician, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Social Worker
National Hispanic Medical Association 19th Annual Conference
United States
Washington, DC
03/27/2015

National Hispanic Medical Association 19th Annual Conference

"Affordable Care Act & Best Practices for Hispanics"

March 27-29, 2015 Washington, DC

Join the NHMA network of health care providers and government and private sector partners from across the nation and learn new strategies for effective health care delivery and policies for Hispanic populations. 

This year, NHMA celebrates its 19th Annual Conference with partners from the public and private sectors, bringing together experts from across the nation to share their multi-disciplinary experiences in improving health care delivery for Hispanic populations.  National and international experts will present on current innovations in medical homes, accountable care organizations, health insurance exchanges, prevention, behavioral health, integrated care, e-health, and cultural competence for the growing Hispanic populations in the U.S. Disease areas include diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, cancer and more. CME credits to be provided.

Who should attend: physicians, hospital and health system CEOs, federal government, insurance and pharmaceutical company administrators, health educators, medical education faculty, health professionals, residents, health professional students and others interested in planning and implementing health and behavioral health and prevention programs for our communities as their demand for services will rise across the nation.

Behavioral Scientist, Health Economist, Health Educator, Health Services Researcher, Healthcare Administrator, Medical Faculty Member, Medical Resident, Nurse, Nursing Student, Physician, Physician Researcher, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant

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