Past events - 2002 (most recent first),
including links to presentations
National Conference on Tobacco and Health Disparities:
"Forging A National Research Agenda To Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Disparities"
- December 11-13, 2002, The Westin Innisbrook Resort, Palm
Harbor,Tampa Bay, Florida. Registration deadline: October 21, 2002. Sponsored
By: National Cancer Institute, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American
Legacy Foundation, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, American Cancer Society,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, National Latino Council on Alcohol and Tobacco
and National African American Tobacco Prevention Network.
National Rural Health Association(NRHA)'s
Annual Rural Minority Health Conference
December 5-6, 2002 in San Diego, CA.
Can We Do to Reduce Health Disparities? - North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellows
- November 18, 2002, 6:30-8:30
p.m, Tate Turner Kuralt Building, UNC-CH. Speakers: Dr. Giselle Corbie-Smith,
UNC School of Medicine; Emmanuel Ngui, Office of Minority Health, Department of
Health and Human Services; and Dr. Gwendolyn Foss, UNC-Charlotte School of Nursing.
There will also be a video documentary, a photo display and a reception. Presented
by the Department of Maternal and Child Health. For more information, email Diane
Rogers at email@example.com.
The trans-Atlantic construction of the notions of 'race', black culture, blackness
and ntiracism: towards a new dialogue between researchers in Africa, Latin America
and the Caribbean
- November 11-17, 2002
in Gorée, Senegal. The workshop is convened by anthropologist Livio Sansone (Centre
of Afro-Asian Studies, Universidade Federal da Bahia), historian Boubacar Barry
(Université Cheikh Anta Diopp, Dakar) and historian Elisée Soumonni (Université
Nationale du Benin, Cotonou). They will be assisted by Dr. Ndeye Sokhna Gueye
(SEPHIS-CODESRIA Program Coordinator, Dakar).For more information please contact
Livio Sansone from the Centro de Estudos Afro-Orientais at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3rd Annual Sisters Beneath the Skin Conference: "A
Room Full of Sisters: Finding Our Way Home"
Nov. 15, 2002, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., UNC Student Union, Chapel Hill, NC . Featuring
Dr. Shakti Butler, Executive Director of World Trust. Dr.Butler created a national
program focusing on the social issues of race, gender, class, and sexual orientation,
entitled Heart-to-Heart Conversations.Butler is also the producer and director
of The Way Home, a documentary that will be featured at the conference. Sponsored
by the The Carolina Women's Center, in partnership with the women's centers of
North Carolina State University, North Carolina Central University, Duke University,
St. Augustine's University, Shaw University, UNC-Wilmington,Peace College, and
Wake Technical Community College.
Symposium on the Politics of Race, Culture, and Health.
November 13 - 14. The Symposium will commence with a Keynote
Address delivered by Dr. Lee Green of Texas A & M University on November 13 at
7PM in Textor 101, Ithaca College. The event will continue on Thursday, November
14 in Emerson with presentations by Health Policy Scholars in Residence. At 5:00
on November 14, a reception will conclude the Symposium. Co-sponsored by the Department
of Health Promotion and Human Movement and Department of Politics, Ithaca University.The
Symposium is free and open to the public. For more information call at 607-274-3355
or e-mailing email@example.com.
and the Locus of Repair"
- November 13, 2002,
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, 230/232 John Hope Franklin Center, 2204 Erwin Road (Duke University's
North Campus). By Elizabeth Spelman (Barbara Richmond 1940 Professor in the Humanities),
Department of Philosophy & Women's Studies, Smith College. Presented by the John
Hope Franklin Humanities Institute 2002-2003 Seminars.
the Difference? Measures of Racial Disparity in a Sexually Transmitted Disease."
- November 8, 2002, 3:30-5:00 p.m, Arnold Kaluzny
Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research,
725 Airport Road, Chapel Hill, NC. By Julia Cook Dombrowski, Graduate Student,
UNC-CH School of Public Health, Health Care and Prevention Program & Duke University
School of Medicine (MD expected May 2004). Sponsored by The Center of Excellence
on Overcoming Racial Health Disparities, UNC-CH.
Smoking out the truth:A Forum on Tobacco and African-Americans
November 6, 2002, 7 p.m - 9 p.m, Miller-Morgan Health Sciences
Auditorium, North Carolina Central University. Dr. John Hatch, Professor Emeritus,
UNC-CH will speak on "The History of Tobacco in the African-American Community".
Barbara Pullen-Smith, Director, NC Office of Minority Health, will discuss "The
Role of Tobacco in Health Disparities". Dr. Sandra Headen, Tobacco Control Consultant
will outline "Community Strategies to Promote Prevention and Cessation". Other
presenters include, Bronwyn Glenn, Question Why Youth Empowerment Center & Del
Monte Jefferson, NC Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch Youth Advocacy For Tobacco
Prevention. For more information contact Dr. David Jolly (530-7130) or Dr. Patricia
Wigfall (530-5301). Sponsored by the Department of Health Education and the Department
of Public Administration, NCCU.
Public Health, and Primary Care: Partners in Eliminating Health Disparities in
- October 31-November 2, 2002,
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, GA. Second Annual Primary Care Conference. Sponsored
by The Morehouse School of Medicine, The National Center for Primary Care and
the Prevention Research Center.
Canadian Conference on International Health (CCIH) - "Poverty, Health & Equity:
From Global Challenges to Innovative Solutions"
27-30, 2002, Ottawa, Canada. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or call at (613) 241-5785 x 313.
a Right and a Wrong Way to Love Somebody: Interpersonal Processes in the Context
of a Chronic Illness.
- October 23, 2002, 2:00
PM, Carolina Population Center, Room 405, University Square, East Building 123
West Franklin Street, Chaple Hill, NC. By Shawn Thompson, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar,
Department of Psychology, UNC-CH. Sponsored by the Institute of African American
Research as a part of the Race-ing Research, Researching Race Seminar Series.
the Relationship Between Patient Race and Healthcare Provider Competence.
- October 23, 2002, 10 a.m., Kalunzy Conference
Room, 2nd floor, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, 725 Airport
Road, Chapel Hill, NC. By Dr. Peter Bach, MD, MPAA, Assistant Physician, Department
of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Department of Medicine, Memorial Hospital
for Cancer and Allied Diseases, New York. Sponsored by the UNC Program on Ethnicity,
Culture and Health Outcomes (ECHO).
Annual NC Environmental Justice Summit
18-19, 2002, Durham Marriott, Civic Center Complex, 201 Foster Street, Durham,
NC 27701. For more information call at (919) 856-1900 or email at NCEJN@aol.com.
multiracial child: What parents and communities need to know
October 13-14-15, 2002; DoubleTree Hotel at Reid Park, Tucson,
Arizona 85711. Presented by Association of MultiEthnic Americans (AMEA).
in use of census data as surrogate for SES assignment.
11, 2002 from 3:30-5:00 p.m; Kaluzny Conference Room, 2nd floor, Cecil G. Sheps
Center for Health Services Research, 725 Airport Road, Chapel Hill, NC. By Richard
K. Kwok, MSPH, Doctoral Student, Epidemiology, UNC-CH and Bonnie C. Yankaskas,
PhD, Associate Professor, Radiology, UNC-CH. For more information please contact
International Conference on Inner City Health: Improving the Health of the Disadvantaged
- October 3 - 6, 2002, Toronto Hilton Hotel,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The conference's focus, Improving the Health of the
Disadvantaged, will encompass four main themes: Inequalities, Healthy Communities,
Effective Interventions, Research Methods. Keynote Address by: Dr. Joycelyn Elders,
Former U.S. Surgeon General.Sponsored by St. Michael's Hospital (Toronto), Canadian
Institutes of Health Research, and the Government of Ontario.
Annual World Congress & Exposition on Disabilities (WCD)
3-5, 2002 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Sponsored
by the EP Foundation for Education, Inc., a not-for-profit organization, with
the assistance of EP Magazine. The program also includes an intensive schedule
of adapted physical activity sessions, organized by PALAESTRA Magazine and sponsored
by AAALF, American Association for Active Lifestyles and Fitness, and an additional
50 conferences in the employment symposium, sponsored by the Florida Department
of Education, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services.
African and African Descendants World Conference Against Racism (AAD WCAR)
2-6, 2002, Bridgetown, Barbados. Follow up conference to the United Nations World
Conference Against Racism (UN WCAR) for Africans and African Descendants. Lead
facilitator for the working group on health: Vernellia R. Randall, Professor of
Law, University of Dayton School of Law.
Explaining Race and Ethnic Disparities in Birth Outcomes.
October 4, 2002, UNC Carolina Population Center. Jon Hussey,
Research Assistant Professor in Maternal and Child Health, UNC-CH.
National Coalition for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health Fall Conference
- September 30, 2002 to October 1, 2002, Washington,
DC. For more information please call 202-797-3516 or email email@example.com.
Does Racism Affect Women's Health? An Epidemiologic Theory
September 27, 2002, UNC Carolina Population Center. By Carol
J.R. Hogue, MPH, PhD, Jules and Dean Terry Professor of Maternal and Child
Health and Director of the Women's and Children's Center at the Rollins School
of Public Health, Emory University.
College of Epidemiology PreConvention Workshop - Community-Based Participatory
Research with American Indian and Latino Communities: Epidemiologists in the Community.
22nd, 2002. 9:00 am- 4:30 pm Sheraton Old Town Hotel, Alvarado Room G Albuquerque,
New Mexico. This day-long workshop, which is free of charge to researchers, community-based
organizations and stakeholders in the health of Native American and Latino communities,
is designed to learn how the principles and techniques of community-based participatory
research can be integrated into epidemiologic research.
Creating Research Opportunities
to Address Minority Health and Health Disparities
20, 2002; 8am-5:30pm at the Julius L. Chambers Biomedical/Biotechology Research
Institute, North Carolina Central University,Durham. This free, one-day workshop
is for faculty, administrators, and post-doctoral fellows who want more information
about training programs, faculty development opportunities, and research opportunities
in the area of minority health and health disparities.
From the Diary of a Mad Economist: A Closer Look at the Reparations
18, 2002, 3:30 PM , Carolina Population Center, Room 405,University Square, East
Building, 123 West Franklin Street . By William "Sandy" Darity, PhD, Cary C. Boshamer
Professor of Economics, Director, Institute of African American Research.Following
this initial seminar, the series will feature presentations by participants in
the Carolina Post-Doctoral Program for Faculty Diversity and other young scholars.
The Godfrey M. Hochbaum Distinguished
Lecture - "Race and Genomics: Lessons from the Tuskegee Syphilis Study"
10, 2002, 11:00 am, 1301 McGavran-Greenberg Bldg, School of Public Health, UNC-CH.
By Patricia King, J.D.Carmack Waterhouse
Professor of Law, Medicine, Ethics, and Public Policy, Georgetown University Law
Troubling Legacy of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study
Lessons: Syphilis Study Leaves Behind Legacy of Mistrust
The Resegregation of Southern Schools
30, 2002, UNC School of Law. Sponsored By: The Civil Rights Project at Harvard
University, The UNC Center
for Civil Rights, The North Carolina Law Review,The Thurgood Marshall School
of Law at Texas Southern University.
Cassel Distinguished Lecture - "The Ethnoepidemiology
of Mental Health: Insights from Latin America".
26, 4-5 PM, 1301 McGavren-Greenberg Hall. By Naomar Almeida Filho, M.D., Ph.D.,
President of the Federal University of Bahia and Professor at the Institute of
Collective Health in Salvador, Brazil and supported by Bert and Ellen Kaplan.
Presented by the Department of Epidemiology.
Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Health Summit 2002
August 21-26, 2002 in Boulder, Colorado. The summit will include
debates, workshops, speeches, panels, and unique activities all focused on current
issues surrounding the health and wellness of LGBTI communities. The program comitee
is also currently accepting applications for hosting a session on any topic that
relates to the health and wellness of LGBTI people. All presenters will be expected
to self-fund their participation and be paid registrants at the Summit. Application
dealdine is February 15th , 2002.
Sexual Minority Alliance of Alameda County (SMAAC) Diversity 2002 Youth Conference
- August 22-25, 2002 in Oakland, California.For all
registration questions please contact the Conference Registrar at (510) 834-9578
or email LaMont "Montee Jamal" Evans, conference Consultant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leadership Summit to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health
- July 10-12, 2002. Sponsored by The Office of Minority Health,
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Summit seeks to draw national
attention to the existence of health disparities and to innovative approaches
being implemented in our communities and at the local, State, National, Federal
and Tribal levels which address these disparities.
Annual UCSF Lesbian Health Research Conference
29th, 2002, University of California, San Francisco, Laurel Heights Campus, 3333
California Street, San Francisco, CA. The conference will include the 'State of
Lesbian Health' update presented by conference organizers, Dr. Patricia Robertson
and Dr. Suzanne Dibble.
Research in the Service of Policy and Advocacy for Health and Health Services.
- June 14-16, 2002, Toronto, Canada. Second
International Conference of the International Society for Equity in Health.
Annual Community Research Network Conference
13-16, 2002, Loyola University Chicago,Sponsored by The
Loka Institute, Amherst, MA.
Disability and Queerness:
The First International Conference
2-3, 2002 at San Francisco State University.Sponsored by the Disabled Women's
Alliance, the Presidential Chairfor Undergraduate Education at UC Berkeley, the
Disability Studies Program at UC Berkeley, and the Institute on Disability at
San Francisco State University.
American Indian Health Summit – 2002
June 5–6, 2002, Holiday Inn, I-95, Fayetteville, NC. Presented by the North Carolina
Commission of Indian Affairs and Native American Interfaith Ministry, Inc.
Special Guest Speakers include Mr. Michael Bird, Past President of the
American Public Health Association (keynote), James Bernstein, Assistant Secretary
for Health, DHHS; Rev. Dr. Michael Cummings, Director of Missions,Burnt Swamp
Association; Dr. Jim Jones, Family Medicine; Dr. Robin Cummings, Cardiac Surgeon;
Dr. John A. Bartlett, Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center.
Topics for June 5th: Spirit, Mind & Body (our health); Family Health for
Generations; Health Disparities; Promoting Health in Indian Communities; Diabetes
Topicsfor June 6th: Nutrition Our Decision is Our Destiny;
Protecting the Health of Our Youth “Not On Tobacco”; HIV/STD intervention and
prevention; Lay Health Advisor Trainings: American Indian Cardiovascular Initiative
& American Indian Cancer Initiative.
Problem of Pain in Medicine, Culture, and Public Policy
7 and 8, 2002,Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Brunswick, New Jersey. A multidisciplinary
conference which aims to draw together medical ethicists, clinicians, policymakers,
historians, epidemiologists, anthropologists, sociologists, and scholars from
other fields of the medical humanities and social sciences for discussion of a
group of pre-circulated papers discussing the evolution of pain medicine in relation
to public policy controversies (from addiction to end-of-life care), and in relation
to evolving debates about patient credibility, ethnic identity, religion, the
cultures of science and health care, and the cultural meaning of pain.
"The Bondwoman's Narrative: A Novel" - Reading and book signing with Henry Louis
- May 29, 2002, at 7 p.m, in Hanes
Auditorium, UNC-CH. In the winter of 2001, Gates, Chair of the Afro - American
Studies at Harvard, purchased a manuscript at an auction titled "The Bondwoman's
Narrative by Hannah Crafts, A Fugitive Slave Recently Escaped from North Carolina."
After authenticating the manuscript and tracking its author, Gates has brought
forth compelling evidence that "The Bondwoman's Narrative" is the only known novel
by a female African American slave and possibly the first novel ever written by
a black woman. Presented by the Department of English and the College of Arts
and Sciences at UNC-CH. Please call (919) 962 5060 for more information.
National Rural Health Association(NRHA)'s
25th Anniversary Conference
- May 15-17,
2002, Hyatt Regency Crown Center, Kansas City, MO. Registration deadline is April
"The Ontogeny of Health Disparities in African American Communities."
- May 10, 2002 from 3:30-5:00 p.m, Kaluzny Conference Room,
2nd floor, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, 725 Airport Road,
Chapel Hill, NC. By Shawn Thompson, PhD, Research Associate, Division of Pediatric
Hematology/Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Presented by
the Center of Excellence on Overcoming Racial Health Disparities, UNC-CH.
Eliminating Health Disparities
- A Global Mandate!
- May 9, 2002,8.00 a.m
to 2.30 p.m, YWCA, Boston, MA. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith, Associate
Dean for Faculty Development, Harvard School of Public Health. Also featuring
Desiree Monareng and Zengeziwe Msimang from the Women's Health Project of South
Racial Disparities in Health Care: What Do We Know and What Can Be Done?
- May 9, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM, Ibrahim Seminar Room, 1301 McGavran-Greenberg
Hall, School of Public Health, UNC-CH. By John Ayanian, Candidate for the Position
of Chair, Department of Health Policy and Administration. If you have questions,
please contact Jay Kaufman, Ph.D.
Partnerships for Health's 6th Annual Conference"
May 4-7, 2002 in Miami, Florida~ Hotel Intercontinental Miami. CCPH's 6th annual
conference will focus on the PARTNERSHIP as the leverage point for change in communities
and higher educational institutions. The call for conference proposals is now
available, with a deadline of 11/1/01.
the "Slave Health Deficit": Reparations and Black Health.
April 29, 2002, 3 p.m.(EST). Interactive Online Conference. Registration
Deadline: April 12, 2002.
Whiteness, Recognizing Privilege: A Conference towards Racial Justice.
April 27th and 28th, 2002 Hampshire College. Keynote speakers include Peggy McIntosh,
Associate Director of the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women and founder
& co-director of the national SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity)
Project on Inclusive Curriculum. Robert Jensen, author of Writing Dissent: Taking
Radical Ideas from the Margins to the Mainstream and Tim Wise, founder of the
Association for White Anti-Racist Education (AWARE).
on Race and Identity: A "Tomming and Passing" Symposium.
April 22-26, 2002. This weeklong symposium will open with a provocative presentation
and discussion on racist images related to the concepts of Tomming and Passing.
On Wednesday evening, the keynote address will be presented by noted novelist,
poet, and essayist Ishmael Reed. On Friday evening there will be an exciting exchange
between artist Michael Ray Charles and Juan Logan moderated by Michael Harris
author of the forthcoming book Colored Pictures: Issues of Race and Representation.
Presented by the Institute of African American Research, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill,
Health for All: Meeting the Challenge of Healthy People
April 11-13, 2002, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC. Sponsored by NHLBI,
American Heart Association, CDC,
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services,
and HRSA. Selected sessions will be satellite
broadcast. For additional information please email at email@example.com
Difference in Procedure Use: Should Analyses Based on Administrative Data Define
- April 12, 2002 from 3:30-5:00
p.m., Kaluzny Conference Room, 2nd floor, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services
Research, 725 Airport Road, Chapel Hill, NC. By Eugene Oddone, M.D., M.H.Sc.,
VA Cooperative Group on Race and Health,Center for Health Services Research in
Primary Care, Durham, NC.
Research, and Practice: Youth, Sexual Orientation and Suicide-a Case in Point
April 10, 2002, from 12:00-1:00,Ibrahim Seminar Room, 1301, McGavran-Greenberg
Hall, SPH, UNC-CH. By Dr.Anthony
Silvestre, Director of the Center for Research on Health and Sexual Orientation
at the University of Pittsburgh. Presented by the Department of Maternal and Child
Health's Diversity Task Force & sponsored by a grant from the University of North
Carolina Williamson Committee to Promote Gay and Lesbian Studies. Dr. Silvestre
will be here all day and is interested in meeting with students and faculty with
LGBT research interests. If you would be interested in a personal meeting with
him contact Martha Waller at firstname.lastname@example.org
to arrange a meeting time.
El Pueblo's 7th Annual Latino Issues Forum
"El Foro Latino"
- April 6 & 7, 2002;
NC School of Science & Math, Durham. Plenary Sessions will include the 2002 Keynote
Speaker: Frank Sharry,National Immigration Forum, Washington DC and the US Senate
Candidates Forum with the Latino Community, with candidates Dan Blue, Cynthia
Brown, Erskine Bowles and Elaine Marshall.
Color Line: Race Matters in the Elimination of Disparities in HIV/AIDS.
April 5, 2002, 3:45-4:45pm,The Anvil Conference Center, 1505 Eutaw Place, Baltimore,
Maryland.By Stephen B. Thomas, PhD, Director, Center for Minority Health and Philip
Hallen, Professor of Community Health and Social Justice, University of Pittsburgh.
Part of the 2002 National Minority Health Month celebrations.Presented by the
Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute.
Disparities in Health Outcomes: The Role of Population-Based Medicine.
April 4 - Friday April 5, 2002,The Anvil Conference Center, 1505 Eutaw Place,
Baltimore, Maryland.Part of the 2002 National Minority Health Month celebrations.Presented
by the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute.
Annual Public Health Awareness Conference and Recruitment Fair
April 2nd through 5th, 2002 at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Co-sponsored
by the Office of Health professions at Morehouse College, Spelman College, Morris
Brown College and Clark Atlanta University.
Multilevel Determinants of Health: Lessons from Research on Neighborhood Effects
April 3, 2002, 03:30 PM. 1301, McGavran-Greenberg Hall, School of Public Health,
UNC-Ch. Monthly Departmental Seminar. By Ana V. Diez Roux, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health,Assistant
Professor of Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University.
Black Graduate Student Conference (NBGSC)
March 27-31, 2002, Washington D.C;Presented by the National Black Graduate Student
Association, Inc.(NBGSA). If you'd like to present a paper, or conduct a workshop,
please contact Tamara Bertrand at email@example.com
or visit www.nbgsa.org
epidemic: Africans both in the motherland of Africa and in the Diaspora.
March 28th, 6:30p.m, Hamilton 100, UNC-CH. Presented by the The Kappa Omicron
Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and OASIS-the Organization for African
Student Interests and Solidarity. For further information please contact Sharese
M. Pryor at 960-4929 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Measurement in Health Care: The Role of Public Reporting.
March 27, 2002, 3.30 p.m, 133 Rosenau Hall, School of Public Health, UNC-Ch. By
Mark Smith, MD, CEO, California Health Care Foundation. Part of the Program on
Health Outcomes - Spring 2002 Semiinar Series.
North America: Interrogating the African Presence in Mexico.
March 26 - 27, 2002, Dey Hall, Toy Lounge, The University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill. A two-day conference that features the work of scholars who analyze
and explore the historical and contemporary African presence in Mexico. There
will be paper sessions, film screenings,and a luncheon with Afro-Mestizo cuisine.Presented
by the The Institute of African American Research.
in Africa: Awareness and Action Week
March 19-26th, 5th floor lecture hall Forchheimer Building, Albert Einstein College
of Medicine 1300 Morris Park Avenue. Sponsored by Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
On Monday, March 25, Asqual Gataneh, MD MPH, will speak about the AIDS crisis
in Africa at 7pm.
Annual Graduate Research Conference in African Studies
March 22-23, 2002. An interdisciplinary conference presented by the graduate students
of the Boston University African Studies Center.
Students, Professionals,and Communities Uniting to Eliminate Racial Health Disparities.
March 21-23, 2002 at the Sheraton Inn, Ann Arbor, Michigan; 16th Annual Minority
Health Conference. Presented by the Public Health Students of African Descent
(PHSAD) of the University of Michigan School of Public Health.
Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare
20, 2002, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Institute of Medicine will release this report
with a public briefing, which will be broadcasted as webcast.
the Epidemiologic Paradox: Exploring Neonatal and Infant Health Outcomes Among
- March 20,
12:00 p.m-1:00 p.m, Ibrahim Seminar Room, 1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall, School
of Public Health, UNC-Ch. Seminar by Hector Balcazar, PhD, Professor and Chair,
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, University
of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX. Presented by Department
of Maternal and Child Health, UNC-Ch.
and Welfare Reform among Female-Headed Families in Mississippi
March 20, 2002, 3:00 - 5:00 PM, Room 405, Carolina Population Center, 123 West
Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC. By Dr. Tallese Johnson, Postdoctoral Fellow,
Carolina Population Center. Part of the Race, Demography, and Inequality Seminar
series sponsored by the Institute of African American Research, UNC-Ch.
April 10, 2002, Attorney Jennifer Charles of Boston, MA, whose work focuses on
environmental racism will present during the last 2001-02 RDI seminar.
more information, please contact Chandra Guinn, IAAR Program Coordinator at email@example.com
Workshop on Researching and Evaluating Community Based Collaboratives
March 10-12 2002, Albuquerque, NM; Sponsored by the Community-Based Collaboratives
Research Consortium. The aim of this workshop is to serve as a forum to explore
research questions and priorities involved with researching and evaluating community
based collaborative approaches to environmental management.
Society of Hispanic Professionals'Annual Hispanic Education Summit
March 8, 2002, McKimmon Center at NC State University in Raleigh, NC.This Summit
is designed as a tool for outreach to Hispanic students in grades 7-12, their
parents, teachers, community leaders, school administrators and Hispanic professionals.
Concordance Between Patients and Physicians: an Early Analysis
March 8, 2001, 3:30-5:00 p.m; Kaluzny Conference Room, Cecil Sheps Center for
Health Services Research, 2nd Floor, 725 Airport Road. By Thomas R. Konrad, Ph.D.,Senior
Research Fellow and Director,Program on Health Professions & Primary Care, Cecil
G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. Part of the seminar series on methods
in health services research.
Students Research on on Gender Conference:"Living in a Gendered World"
March 1, 2002, 9:00am - 4:30pm, Machuga Student Center, William Paterson University.
A public conference highlighting research about gender by graduate students in
the Arts & Communication, Humanities & Social Sciences,Science & Health, Education
and Business. For More Information contact Dr. Michelle Moravec 973-720-2946 or
Dr. Jinan Jaber 973-720-3641.
Annual Hispanic / Latino Summit for NC Nonprofit Organizations
- February 23, 2002, 9 AM - 3 PM, North Carolina
Association of Educators, 700 S. Salisbury St. Raleigh, NC. For more information
call at 919-990-2991.
"Dialogues on the Diaspora" - 8th Annual Student Academic
February 22 & 23, 2002. Sponsored by The Institute of African American Research.
Call for papers. Submission deadline January 11, 2002. Send the author
data form, 3 copies of your abstract and paper along with electronic copies
to be received by January 11, 2002, to Student Academic Conference, Institute
of African American Research, CB # 3393, University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3393. For further information contact Kim Allen at
To, Watchin’ Over & Gettin’ with the multiple meanings of black cultural style
in parenting youth”
- February 18, 2002,5:30
PM, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Auditorium, School of Social Work, UNC-CH;lecture by Howard
Stevenson, School, Community, and Clinical Child Psychology Program & Interdisciplinary
Studies of Human Development Program, University of Pennsylvania.
SW/Texas PCA and ACA Regional Conference
Feb. 13-17, 2002 . Hilton Albuquerque Hotel, 1901 University, NE Albuquerque,
New Mexico 87102.
Reconciling Hope and History:
The Question of Reparations
- The 6th
Annual Conference on Race, Class, Gender, and Ethnicity (CRCGE). Saturday, February
16th, 2002,UNC School of Law, Chapel Hill, NC.
The 22nd Annual
Zollicoffer Lecture -" TheValue of Diversity in Academic Medicine"
- Marcus. L. Martin, M.D., Guest Lecturer. Friday,
February 15, 2002, 4:00 p.m., Old Clinic Auditorium, UNC-CH.
Beauty: In Defense of Political Performance"
February 13, 2002,3:00 - 5:00 PM,Carolina Population Center,Room 309;presented
by Dr. D. Soyini Madison, Department of Communications Studies UNC Chapel Hill.
If you have any questions, please contact Chandra Guinn, IAAR Program Coordinator
The Ethnic Disparity in Diabetes Incidence: The Role of Insulin and Obesity
- February 12, 2002,12:30-1:30pm, McGavran-Greenberg
Room 1301, by Mercedes Carnethon, Ph.D.Stanford Center for Research in Disease
Prevention Stanford University School of Medicine.
- Feb 9 -10, 2002, 201 Coker
Hall, UNC-CH. Sponsored by Association
for India's Development (AID) and South
Asian Awareness Organization(SANGAM). All proceeds will benefit non-governmental
grassroots development projects that are sponsored by the Association for India's
Development (AID). All films have English subtitles.
- Making the Change: Mobilizing Florida's Black Communities in the Fight For Our
- February 7, 2002. 10:00 am - 11:30
am EST. Live broadcast, sponsored by the Florida Department of Health, Bureau
of HIV/AIDS. For programmatic information, please contact Ron Henderson at 850-245-4444
Health Disparities: Awareness Is Not Enough
6-10, 2002, 8th Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved, &
Cancer, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC. Sponsored by Baylor
College of Medicine, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Howard University Hospital,
American Cancer Society, The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, and the
Sexual Identity: A Professional Approach
5, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Law School Rotunda, Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, UNC-Ch; Speakers:Dean
Blackburn, Substance Abuse Services, Center for Healthy Student Behaviors, Alan
Cross, MD, Professor of Social Medicine and Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine,
Marcie Fisher, Advocacy and Diversity Coordinator, Center for Healthy Student
Behaviors, Kate Shirah, Student, UNC School of Public Health and Connie Vetter,
JD, Attorney at Law.
America: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
The James M. Johnston Center for Undergraduate Excellence will
celebrate this Ackland Art Museum exhibition, which traces the transformation
of the colonies into nationhood from about 1760 through the decade after the Civil
War, with a series of linked and related programs to be held on the campus of
the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during January and February 2002.
Care and Race: The Struggle for Equality Continues
22, 7:30pm, Dr. Jocelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon General, Martin Luther King,
Jr., Memorial Lecture, Memorial Hall.
Logic of Difference: Racial Categories in Medicine"
22, 4:30 PM, Toy Lounge, Dey Hall. Sponsored by the Curriculum in Women's Studies.
For more information call: 962-3908
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebrations
20 - January 25, 2002. For more information contact; Archie Ervin @ 962-6962 or
and Ethnic Economic Inequality: Why Culture is Irrelevant"
Jan. 14, 5:30 pm, William Darity, Jr., Tate-Turner-Kuralt Auditorium in the School
of Social Work.
racial and ethnic health disparities: The impact of discrimination on health status
- January 10-11, 2002. The 2nd Annual Minority
Health Leadership Summit. Presented by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School
of Public Health Center for Minority Health;
also suppoorted by Office of Civil Rights Region 3 and the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services.
Immigrants and the South
- New UNC course
about the growing Latino population in North Carolina and the U.S. Tuesdays and
Thursdays, 2:00-3:15pm, Venable 221. (starts January 8).
(past) events - 2001 & 2000