2015 Webinar Series Addressing Health Disparities through the National Prevention Strategy and Partnerships - The Role of Schools, Colleges, and Universities
Start Date: May 21, 2015
End Date: May 21, 2015
2015 Webinar Series Addressing Health Disparities through the National Prevention Strategy and Partnerships - The Role of Schools, Colleges and Universities
Presented by Region VIII Federal Partners
Thursday, May 21, 2015, 2:00 – 3:30 pm, MT (4:00-5:30 ET)
2:00-2:05 Welcome and Adobe Connect Logistics
Speaker: Cherri Pruitt, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Region VIII Maternal and Child Health Consultant
2:05-2:20 What IS the National Prevention Strategy, it’s Strategy to Eliminate Health Disparities and the Role of Social Determinants of Health
Speaker: Lorenzo Olivas, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of Minority Health, Region VIII
2:20-2:40 Equal Educational Opportunities and Access: U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights Program Overview
Learn about the enforcement of federal civil rights laws in our public elementary and high schools and in postsecondary institutions and the U.S. Department of Education’s efforts to ensure equal access to education for all students.
Speaker: J. Aaron Romine, Regional Director, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Denver Enforcement Office
2:40-3:00 Beans, Corn, Squash and Training Behavioral Health Professionals!
The Three Sisters is a Native American creation story that applies the educational model utilized by the Seven Generations Center of Excellence in Native Behavioral Health. In this presentation you will learn how the interrelationship between Native food and traditions create a cultural model of success for students.
Speaker: Jacque Gray, PhD, Associate Director/Research Associate Professor, Center for Rural Health, University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
3:00-3:20 Academic Community Partnerships: Working Together to Reach Those at Highest Risk Learn how academic, public health, and community partners are working together to promote healthy eating and active living for Utah women from diverse racial/ethnic groups in both rural and urban settings. The presentation will describe strategies used and lessons learned.
Speaker: Sara Simonsen, PhD, CNM, MSPH, Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health, University of Utah
3:20-3:30 Questions & Answers and Additional Resources
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