Henry Louis Taylor, Jr., Ph.D. - 7th Annual William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecturer - 26th Annual Minority Health Conference, Feb 25, 2005
Annual Minority Health Conference
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Program for Ethnicity, Culture, and Health Outcomes (ECHO)

Congresswomen Madeleine Bordallo and Donna Christensen speaking from 
the U.S. House of Representatives
Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health

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“How to Go Beyond the Race Fiction in Empirical Research”
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi, Professor of Sociology, Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations, and Director, Center for Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, will speak on January 13, 12:00-1:00pm in Toy Lounge, Dey Hall. (More seminars in this series.) (Posted 1/11/06)
Call and Response: Listening, Learning, and Living the Legacy
Seventeenth Annual Service of Celebration & Commemoration. January 13-15 at Duke University. On Sunday, January 15th at 3pm, renowned entertainer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte will be speaking at Duke Chapel in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. (Listen to three brief excerpts from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech at Duke University on Nov. 13, 1964.) (Posted 1/11/06)
25th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration
January 15-20, 2006. See complete schedule. (Posted 1/11/06)
From Georgia to Guantanamo: Understanding America’s Incarceration Addiction & Its Effect on Communities
The Saturday, February 18, 2006, the 10th Annual Conference on Race, Class, Gender and Ethnicity. Keynote speaker Joseph “Jazz” Hayden, lead plaintiff of New York State’s felon disenfranchisement case Hayden v. Pataki. Hosted by the University of North Carolina School of Law, this year’s conference will examine the pathway to prison, the prison experience, and the effects of incarceration on individuals and their communities to which they are released. (Posted 1/24/05)
Community-Based Research and Practice: How Do We Make it Work for Everyone?

The UNC-CH School of Public Health Minority Student Caucus presents its 27th Annual Minority Health Conference. February 24, 2006 at the William and Ida Friday Continuing Education Center, Chapel Hill, NC. 
Features Meredith Minkler, DrPH as the William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecturer. Dr. Minkler is Professor, Health and Social Behavior, Center for Research and Education on Aging, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley (about Dr. Minkler).
Conference agenda (The Conference is currently at full capacity, so additional registrations are not being accepted.)
Dr.  Minkler’s lecture was broadcast by C-band satellite and Internet at 2:00pm EST, Friday, February 24 and is available as an on-demand (archived) webcast at the same page.
 Archived webcast
 About the Keynote Lecture - abstract, lecture slides (40MB)
Conference home page (Posted 2/11,25/06)

Wilson Library Treasure Tour of “African-American History”, Friday, February 10, 2006, 3:00-4:30p.m.
Tour items include:

- The original manuscripts of George Moses Horton, a former slave from Chatham County, N.C. who was the first black American to publish a book in the South;

- Photographs and newspapers relating to the integration of the Chapel Hill campus;

- An autographed first edition of Richard Wright's classic novel "Native Son" and a first edition of "The Autobiography of Malcolm X."

For more information about the tour, call 919-962-1172 or 962-1143.

February is also the last chance to see the exhibition “Slavery and the Making of the University: Celebrating our Unsung Heroes, Bond and Free.” on display through February 28 in the Manuscripts Department on the fourth floor of Wilson Library. For information call 919-962-1345.
(Posted 2/6/06)
Eliminating Cancer Disparities In Indian Country - Back To Individuals, Families, And Communities
The March 22-23, 2006, Wilmington NC, 3rd Annual Spirit of EAGLES American Indian/Alaska Native Leadership Initiative on Cancer Southeastern Alliance Conference. Co-Sponsored with the North Carolina Office on Indian Affairs. To make room reservations, go to the WilmingtonHilton website and place your reservation under the title “Spirit of EAGLES”. To pre-register for the conference, please fill out and mail the pre-registration application by March 15, 2006. Conference information, agenda, and registration fee (Posted 2/2/06)
Olufunmilayo “Fumi” Olopade gives the Foard Lecture
Olufunmilayo “Fumi” Olopade, MD, professor of medicine and human genetics and director of the Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics at the University of Chicago Medical Center and 2005 MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow, will be the 2006 Foard Lecturer for the School of Public Health. Wednesday, March 29, 2006 at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education (5:30pm reception, 6:30pm Lecture). Free and open to the public, but please register online or call Kristen Huffman at 919-966-0198. (Posted 1/20/06)
16th annual Public Health Awareness Conference
Morehouse College, Atlanta GA, Tuesday, April 4th, 2006. The conference will be host to many of the local colleges in the Atlanta area. (Posted 3/16/06)
Discovering Pathways to Better Health for American Indians and Alaska Natives
The 2006 Indian Health Service (link) Research Conference. April 24-26, 2006, Albuquerque NM. Presented by the Native Research Network, Inc. link) No registration fee for attendees. (Posted 2/28/06)
12th Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health
Satellite (c-band) and Internet, Monday, June 26 and Wednesday, June 28, 2006.   Monday’s broadcast, on Race-based Medicine, will originate from the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History (SHSCBCH) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC.   Presenters include Drs. Joseph Graves (about Dr. Graves), Pilar Ossorio (about Dr. Ossorio), and Morris Foster (about Dr. Foster).   Wednesday’s broadcast, on Tobacco Use Prevention Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities , will originate from Morgan State University (MSU) in Baltimore, MD, with a panel moderated by Dr. Allan Noonan, Dean of the School of Public Health and Policy at Morgan State University.   (More ...)

More information about the Institute & Videoconference:
    Videoconference home page
    View the archived webcast of the Race-Specific Medicine broadcast
        (Purchase a videotape)
    View the archived webcast of Tobacco Prevention Initiatives broadcast
        (Purchase a videotape)

 (Posted 6/7/06)

SPH Minority Student Caucus General Body Meeting
Tuesday, November 14, 2006 5-7pm, Michael Hooker Research Center Room 2005 (Posted 11/13/2006)
“Disparities Diagnosis: The Implications of Conducting Community Based Participatory Research with Disadvantaged Populations”
SPH Minority Student Caucus Sponsored National Primary Care Week Seminar. Thursday, November 16, 2006 11-12pm, Michael Hooker Research Center Room 2005 (Posted 11/13/2006)
Out of Control: AIDS in Black America
Showing of the special edition of ABC News 'Primetime' with Terry Moran, including a special segment featuring the late Peter Jennings looks at America's silent killer. November 28, 2006, 5:30-7:00pm, followed by discussion led by Dr. James Thomas. Location: Kerr 1001. Sponsored by the Student National Pharmaceutical Association for World AIDS Day. Also, November 29, 2006, 12:00-1:00pm. Testimony of people living with AIDS. Location: Kerr 1001 (Posted 11/13/2006)
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