Friday, October 5, 2012

Health Disparities Partnership Forum. October 22-23, 2012

Minority Health Action Alert

Provided by the Office of Minority Health Resource Center
October 04, 2012

NPA - National Partnership for Action

American Diabetes Association's Fifth Disparities Partnership Forum, 

October 22-23, Washington, D.C.

Registration is now open Exit Disclaimer  for the American Diabetes Association's Fifth Disparities Partnership 
Forum on diabetes care in high risk populations. The goal of the forum is to encourage collaboration 
with partners to address the disparity of cultural competency, health literacy and health equity in 
diabetes care, specifically in populations at highest risk for type 2 diabetes, such as African 
Americans, Hispanic/Latinos, American Indian/Alaskan Natives, 
Asian American/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders, older adults, women, low-income and 
uninsured persons. Scheduled speakers include:
 
  • Dr. J. Nadine Gracia, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health (Acting) and the Acting Director of the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Dr. Augustus A. White III, Author and Professor of Medical Education and Orthopedic Surgery at 
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu, chair of the Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute
  • Dr. Pedro Jose Greer, Professor of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Humanities 
  • Health and Society at Florida International University 

  • For more information on the forum, please contact Monique Lindsy at mlindsy@diabetes.org.
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