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 »

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 »

  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 »

  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 »

  Register here (free)! (Access the Webcast) Join the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Office Of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, and American Indian Center for the 20th annual National Health Equity Research Webcast. the broadcast is an interactive, live-streamed symposium that explores the intersection of health, policy,… Read more »

Each year, the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Office Of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, and partners collaborate to highlight an emerging issue within health disparities through an interactive, live-streamed symposium that explores the intersection of health, policy, and diversity through expert panel discussions and a question-and-answer segment….. Read more »

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 »