Mary E. Northridge, Ph.D., M.P.H., 6th Annual William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecturer - 26th Annual Minority Health Conference, Feb 27, 2004
26th Annual Minority Health Conference
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Program for Ethnicity, Culture, and Health Outcomes (ECHO)
Hortensia Amaro, Ph.D.  - Keynote Lecturer - 9th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health - June 9-13, 2003
9th Annual SPHRIMH

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* UNC School of Public Health –  Diversity Related Programs

* UNC Program for Ethnicity, Culture, and Health Outcomes (ECHO)



* Boston University School of Public Health Public Health Alliance for Minorities (PHAM)   "is a collective of Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) students committed to increasing the awareness of minority issues by fostering relationships with faculty, alumni, and community health organizations and creating a social support and career network for BUSPH's underrepresented students and alumni."

* George Washington University Black Public Health Student Network (BPHSN)

* Tulane University School of Public Health Society for Young Black Public Health Professionals (SYBPHP)   is "dedicated to raising awareness for pertinent health issues affecting minorities on both a global and community level. The Society maintains a professional network for all members, alumni, faculty, and Tulane undergraduate students to foster a positive enduring image of the Tulane community through local outreach projects, fundraising, attendance at national health conferences, volunteerism, and overall helping to better serve the community where we gain our education."

* University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health MultiCultural Student Organization (MCSO)   "is a graduate student-run organization committed to supporting, and advocating for, student diversity and cultural competence at the University of California, Berkeley. MSCO has become an important vehicle for SPH students to advocate for the continuation and creation of programs, courses and activities that truly increase diversity at our school, and that prepare us to work effectively with diverse, underserved communities."

* University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health Students of Color for Public Health (SCPH)   "provides opportunities for students across departments to express public health interests and also discuss health issues of concern to populations of color. SCPH contributes to efforts to improve the recruitment, retention, and graduation of students of color while maintaining ongoing involvement with alumni and community service organizations."

* University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health Minority Students for the Advancement of Public Health (MSAPH)   "desires to complement the graduate experience by encouraging community service and social bonding within the Chicago community. MSAPH strives to attain this goal through events and activities focusing on academic support, professional growth, and community service. MSAPH holds monthly general meetings and social activities and participates in community service in the Chicago area. In addition to handling business at our general monthly meetings, we try our best to expose our members to issues in the public health community that affect minorities and their professional development opportunities."

* University of Michigan School of Public Health Public Health Students of African Descent (PHSAD)   " is a student-run organization which has been in existence for over 21 years at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. PHSAD continually strives to foster a healthy and wholesome community for African and African-American students, to fully engage its members and surrounding community, and to provide a platform for intellectual exchange on minority health issues."

* University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS)

* University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Native Health Initiative (NHI)   promotes "Loving service + Social Justice"

* University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health Minority Student Caucus   " consists of all students of color in the School who wish to join. The Caucus was founded in the early 1970's as a vehicle for bringing the concerns of minority students to the attention of the School's Administration and for working to attract more students of color to the School." (Student Affairs webpage)

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