Education Archives

Education Archives

Education archives of past events and retired resources.

Educational Archive


Fourth National Conference on "Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations: Integrating Community Needs into the National Health Agenda." Hilton Washington Hotel in Washington , DC .
September 28 - October 1, 2004

The Obesity Epidemic: Impact and Interventions within the Minority Communities

Friday, November 12, 2004

Special evening speaker:
Antonia Coello Novello, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H.
New York State Health Commissioner Formerly 14th Surgeon General of U.S. Public Health Service

Special guest faculty:
Lawrence Agodoa, M.D.
Director, Office of Minority Health Research Coordination National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Jordan Hall Conference Center
University of Virginia
Charlottesville , Virginia

Overcoming Barriers to Improving Health Disparities:
Policy, Practice, Research

September 20-21, 2002

Keynote Speaker:
Louis W. Sullivan, MD
President, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta
Host of the public television series Frontiers of Medicine
Former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services

Conferences with CIMH Members Presenting

National Rural Health Association's
8th Annual Rural Minority Health Conference

Race, Culture, Technology: Impact on Rural Minority Health
December 5-6, 2002
Hyatt Regency Islandia; San Diego, California
Sarah Farrell, RN, CS, PhD Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Health Evaluation Sciences, School of Medicine and Shaughnessy Fellow, Provost’s Office

UVa Downlink:
Social Determinants of Health: Assembling Pieces of the Puzzle
UNC-Chapel Hill School of Public Health
24th Annual Minority Health Conference

Friday, March 1, 2002
2:00 - 3:15 pm
Downlink Sponsored by the Center on Health Disparities and Health Evaluation Sciences

Eliminating Racial & Ethnic Health Disparities
April 27, 2001
Albemarle County Office Building--Lane Auditorium
Keynote speaker: David Satcher, U.S. Surgeon General
April 28-29, 2001
UVa Health System--Jordan Hall (G1, G2 & 1st Floor--Rooms 1-3)

Monthly Series

Spring 2004

April 13
The Global Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease in Underserved Populations

Ross Isaacs, M.D., Associate Director: Center for Improving Minority Health; Associate Professor of Medicine: Division of Nephrology

May 27
The International Family Medicine Clinic and Cultural Competence: Caring for Refugees at the
University of Virginia Fern R. Hauck, M.D., M.S.; Associate Professor, Departments of Family Medicine and Health Evaluation Sciences; Director of Research; Director of International Family Medicine Clinic

Spring 2003

February 18
In recognition of African-American Heritage Month at UVA
The State of African-American Health in Virginia
Wally Smith, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, The Division Of Quality Health Care, Medical College of Virginia Department of Internal Medicine

Fall 2002

September 17
Migrant Workers' Health: Challenges and Progress
Esther Miller, R.N., B.S.N., Migrant Health Coordinator, at the Rural Health Outreach Program in Nelson County
12-1:00 pm
Jordan Hall, Rooms 2ABC

September 25
Communication with the Underserved about Cancer: Physical and Spiritual Barriers
Groesbeck Parham, M.D., Professor of OB/GYN, Gynelogical Oncology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
12:30-1:30 pm
Jordan Hall Conference Center Auditorium

October 15
Barriers and Facilitators of Mental Health Care in Community Health Centers
Elizabeth I. Merwin, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Associate Professor, School of Nursing Division of Community Health/ Home Health/ Health Services Research
12-1:00 pm
Jordan Hall, Meeting Room 1 (1st floor)

November 19
Racism, Racial Identity, and Blood Pressure
Lucie Ferguson, R.N., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Director, Primary Care and Community Services at Bon Secours Richmond Health System

12-1:00 pm
Jordan Hall, Rooms 2ABC

Spring 2002

January 22
HIV in the Minority Population
Gregory Townsend, M.D., Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Instructor of Pediatrics; Associate Director University of Virginia Infectious Diseases Clinic; Primary Department: Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

February 19
Prostate Cancer: Disparities Among African American Men
Kerry Kilbridge, M.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Health Services Research & Outcomes Evaluation

March 22
Diabetes in Underserved Populations
John Schorling, M.D., M.P.H, Section Head, Division of General Medicine
Terry Saunders, PhD, Director, Virginia Center for Diabetes Professional Education, Assistant Professor of Medical Education in Internal Medicine
Natalie May, Ph.D., Director of Research, Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics

May 21
Racial Disparities & Diabetic Kidney Disease
Ross Isaacs, M.D., Medical DirectorMullti-Organ Transplant Clinic,
Assistant Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine, Associate Director Center on Health Disparities

Fall 2001

September 13
Cultural Factors in End-of-Life Care
Leslie Blackhall, M.D., M.Div., Assistant Professor Palliative Care Services; UVA Center for Biomedical Ethics

October 4
Migrant Health Issues in Virginia
Mary Bell Boltwood, RN, Migrant Health Network

Spring 2001

February 2, 2001
Community Based Participatory Research: Principles, Challenges, & Recommendations from the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center Experience

Barbara Israel, Dr.P.H.
, Professor, Department of Health Behavior & Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan

Fall 2000

November 7, 2000
Evolution of the Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program
Clive O. Callender, M.D.
, Professor & Chairman, Department of Surgery, Director of the Transplant Center, Howard University Hospital
Founder & Principal Investigator, Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program (MOTTEP)

September 28, 2000
Eliminating Racial & Ethnic Health Disparities: Towards a National Plan
Gregory Pappas, M.D., Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Surgeon General

University of Virginia

Courses on Minority Health co-sponsored by the CHD

Fall 2002
Center for Global Health

Global Health and Africa (Mnemonic still to be given)
Women's Health: A Global Perspective (GNUR 510 - SWAG 510)