The Many Faces of Violence:

Strategies for Prevention For the New Millennium 
Conference Agenda

Thursday, February 19, 1998
8:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast
Exhibits Open
9:00  Introductions and Welcome
UNC and School of Public Health Officials
9:15 Message from the Dean
William L. Roper, MD, MPH
Dean, UNC School of Public Health
9:30 State of State/State of Nation
Delton Atkinson, MPH
National Center for Health Statistics
Research Triangle Park, NC
9:45 Keynote Address
Rodney Hammond, PhD
Director, Division of Violence Prevention,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
Atlanta, GA
11:00 Break and Poster Session
11:15 Panel Discussion: "Cultural Perspectives on Community Violence"
Panel:     Bernadette Leite, MA
Institute of Minority Health Research,
Rollins School of Public Health
(of Emory University)
Glenn Solomon, PhD, MPH
Department of Adolescent Medicine,
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center,
 Oklahoma City, OK
Elia Gallardo, Staff Attorney
Lideres Campesinas en California,
Pomona, CA
Cliff Akiyama
Charlottesville, VA
12:30 Lunch (on your own)
1:45 Concurrent Sessions:
Tamara Coyne-Beasley 
Beth Moracco, Research Associate
Injury Prevention Research Center, UNC-CH
Dana Loomis, MSPH, PhD 
Department of Epidemiology, UNC-CH
Phil Graham, MPH, and Verna Lamar, MPH
S.A.G.E. Project, Chapel Hill, NC
MariaTheresa Viramontes
East Bay Corridor Project, Oakland CA
Lavdena Adams Orr, MD 
Director, Child & Adolescent Protection Center,
Washington, DC
3:00 Break and Poster Session
3:30 Concurrent Sessions:
Lisa Price
North Carolinians Against Gun Violence,
Chapel Hill, NC
Andy Krakowski and Marial Haywood-Posey
Center to Prevent Hand Gun Violence,
Washington, DC
Virginia Ortega, Domestic Violence Specialist
Lideres Campesinas en California,
Pomona, CA
Shalini D. Gujavarty, JD
Legal/Program Director,Manavi, 
Union, NJ
 Tanya Murphy
National Black Women's Health Project,
Washington, DC
Sharon Wilder 
Triangle J Council of Governments,
Research Triangle Park, NC
Randi McCray
S.A.F.E. Haven
New Haven, CT
Dorothy C. Browne,  MSW, MPH, PhD 
Project RAPP, UNC-CH
Department of Maternal and Child Health
5:00 Adjourn
6:00 Social:  Fusions New World Cuisine
454 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill

Friday, February 20, 1998
8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
General Session
Ulester Douglas and Sulaiman Nuriddan
Men Stopping Violence, Atlanta, GA
10:15 Break
10:30 Panel discussion: "Is Violence Preventable?"
Panel:Ambrose Lane, Jr.
Circle of Hope Project, Washington, DC
Diana Wells,  RN, MSW, MPH
Nurse Advocate, Beacon Project
Chapel Hill, NC
Rosalyn Preudhomme 
Fountain for Youth Initiative
New York, NY
11:45 Conference Wrap-up
William T. Small, MSPH
Associate Dean and Senior Advisor for Multicultural Affairs
UNC-CH School of Public Health
12:00 Adjourn