2013 Poster Abstracts

Using a Mixed Methods Approach to Examine the Association of Racial Residential Segregation and Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among Older African Americans Janelle Armstrong-Brown, MPH, PhD 1; Eugenia Eng, MPH, DrPH 2; Catherine Zimmer, PhD 3; Wizdom Powell Hammond, PhD, MPH 2; J. Michael Bowling, PhD 2; Malcolm Cutchin, PhD 4; Marci K. Campbell, PhD,… Read more »

Minority Health Institute 2013

Constructing the Foundation for Health Equity 34th Annual Minority Health Conference 15th Annual William T. Small Jr. Keynote Lecture 2nd Annual Victor J. Schoenbach Health Disparities Keynote Lecture by Leandris Liburd, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A. February 22, 2013   William T. Small, Jr, PhD Vice President and Director of the Health Policy Institute, Center for Political and Economic Studies Leandris… Read more »

Minority Health Project

The Minority Health Project in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health works to expand awareness and knowledge about health equity concerns, deepen understanding of methodological, theoretical, and practical issues in health disparities research and interventions, and strengthen linkages across diversity activities to increase their effectiveness and success. Two of the project’s major annual… Read more »

Minority Health Institute 2012

  Social Determinants of Health Disparities:  Moving the Nation to Care about Social Justice    18th Annual National Health Equity Research Webcast    Tuesday, June 5, 2012       Camara P. Jones, MD, MPH, PhD Research Director on Social Determinants of Health and Equity, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control… Read more »


The Minority Health Project works with many groups at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, across the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and around the state of North Carolina and the United States. The links below will take you to some of our partners’ websites. Gary Grant presents at the 2005 Summer… Read more »


  2013   U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health (2013)   2012 “We need to talk about an injustice” Bryan Stevenson “In an engaging and personal talk — with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks — human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some hard truths about America’s justice system, starting with… Read more »

Videotapes and DVDs

  The following Minority Health Project programs are available from the Public Health Foundation   Program Item Number Price Community Organizing and Community Building: Public Health Watchwords for the 21st Century DVD-017 $25.00 AIDS at 25: It’s Time to Deliver (lecture title: AIDS at 25: Emerging from the Matrix) VT-104 $15.00 Collaborative Research with Communities:… Read more »


19th National Health Equity Research Webcast (6/4/2013) Early Childhood Development: Investing in Our Children and Our Future Sarah L. Kastelic, Portia R. Kennel, Yvette Sanchez Fuentes Moderator: Khari M. Garvin More about this broadcast Webcast Research seminar at Oregon State University College of Public Health and Human Sciences, 5/24/2013 Translating epidemiologic findings into action to… Read more »

National Health Equity Research Webcast

  Co-hosted with the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at UNC, this annual broadcast is an interactive, live-streamed symposium that explores the intersection of health, policy, and diversity through expert panel discussions and a question-and-answer segment.  Speakers for the 2104 Webcast  The “School to Prison Pipeline” broadcast will feature three short presentations followed by… Read more »

Minority Student Caucus Alumni Network

Featured alumni: On September 1, 2008, David McCoy, MEd, MPH, JD became the fifth Controller in North Carolina history following unanimous approval of his nomination by the North Carolina General Assembly. [full story] Alumni news: On August 21, 2010, Tamera Coyne-Beasley received a physicians award at the 17th Annual Legacy Charity Luncheon held by the… Read more »