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Gillings School of Global Public Health (link)

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19th National Health Equity Research Webcast
(formerly the Annual Summer Public Health Research
Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health)


TUESDAY, June 4, 2013  -  Early Childhood Development: Investing in Our Children and Our Future

1:30 EDT

Khari M. Garvin, M.Ed. (Moderator) [bio]  
Director, NC Head Start State Collaboration Office, Office of Early Learning (web site)

Opening Welcome [text]
Samuel L. Odom, Ph.D. (bio)
Director, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (web site)

"Health Disparities in Native Children: The Role of Culture in Child Development" [slides] [handout]
Sarah L. Kastelic, M.S.W., Ph.D. [bio]
Deputy Director, National Indian Child Welfare Association (web site)

"The Promise of Early Childhood Education: Preventing Health and Learning Disparities" [slides] [handout]
Portia R. Kennel, M.S.W. [bio]
Senior Vice President, Program Innovation, Ounce of Prevention Fund (web site) and Executive Director, Educare Learning Network (web site)

"Early Childhood Education: Head Start's Role in Addressing Disparities" [slides] [handout]
Yvette Sanchez Fuentes, B.A. [bio]
Director, Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services (web site)

2:45 EDT

Audience, telephone, and email questions and discussion

Khari M. Garvin, M.Ed., Moderator
Yvette Sanchez Fuentes, B.A.
Portia R. Kennel, M.S.W.
Sarah L. Kastelic, M.S.W., Ph.D.
4:00 EDT

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