Linda Burhansstipanov, MSPH, DrPH, CHES Native American Health Issues, Lessons Learned from Community-based Interventions, and Overview of Native Cancer Projects This presentation will provide a brief overview of Native American health problems and issues which affect access to quality care. A very brief overview of the health care systems will be followed by a description… Read more »

    17th Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health Dr. Krista Perreira Krista Perreira is a health economist who studies disparities in health, education, and economic well-being and inter-relationships between family, health and social policy. Focusing on children in immigrant families, her most recent work combines qualitative and quantitative methodologies to study… Read more »

Minority Student Caucus: Minority Health Conference 2009   Our World, Our Community: Building Bridges for Health Equality   30th Annual Minority Health Conference and the 11th Annual William T. Small Jr. Keynote Lecture February 27, 2009   Click image to view entire webcast. Barbara C. Wallace, PhD Professor of Health Education Department of Health and… Read more »

8th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health Dr. Betzabe is a Peruvian pediatrician who was born in Lima, the capital city of Peru, a country with a wide variety of cultural backgrounds. After she graduated as a general physician, she studied 3 more years to become a specialist in Pediatrics…. Read more »

7th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health Margaret A. Davis, RN, MSN, FNP, is Director of the Office of Community Health at the Healthcare Consortium of Illinois (formerly the Southside Health Consortium). She is in charge of a phase H implementation of a Healthy Start project in Southeast Chicago. This… Read more »

CONFERENCE SPONSORS UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Department of Health Behavior Minority Health Project Minority Student Caucus Minority Student Recruitment Committee North Carolina Institute for Public Health Student Union Board University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill General Administration Center for Minority Aging Office of the Provost Vice Provost for Health Affairs Office… Read more »

11th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health   Rosa Pérez Perdomo, MD, MPH, PhD, was appointed Secretary of Health for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in 2005 – the second Dominican (and first Dominican female) in U.S. history to be appointed to a gubernatorial cabinet level position. After receiving her… Read more »

10th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health Dr. Bill Jenkins Bill Jenkins, PhD, MPH, is professor of Public Health Sciences at Morehouse College and Associate Director of its Research Center on Health Disparities. Dr. Jenkins instructs medical, graduate, and undergraduate students in biostatistics, epidemiology, and public health at Morehouse School… Read more »

8th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health Dr. Robert P. Agans Dr. Agans is the Research Coordinator for the Center for Health Statistics Research (CHSR) as well as a Project Director for the Survey Research Unit, both of which are housed in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of… Read more »