Minority Health Conference addresses health inequality in the modern world

April 23, 2010
Dr. Robert Fullilove

Dr. Robert Fullilove

The 31st annual Minority Health Conference, “Building Community in the Age of Information: Fighting Health Inequality in the Modern World,” was held Feb. 26, 2010, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, N.C. The event was planned and hosted by the School’s Minority Student Caucus.

Columbia University’s Robert E. Fullilove, EdD, presented the 12th annual William T. Small Jr. Keynote Lecture.

The conference is the largest and longest-running student-led health conference in the country, regularly attracting more than 500 students, faculty, researchers, public health and human services professionals, and community leaders from N.C. and surrounding states, with at least as many throughout the country viewing the keynote lecture by webcast or on DVD.


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