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The People’s Scientific Conference to Promote Health and Eliminate Health Disparities

Published: March 25th, 2013

Category: News, Uncategorized

The People’s Scientific Conference  to Promote Health and Eliminate Health Disparities will occur on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15, 2013 in the University of Florida Health Professions, Nursing & Pharmacy Complex (HPNP Building).

The goal of The People’s Scientific Conference to Promote Health and Eliminate Health Disparities is to provide culturally diverse patients, caregivers, community members, health care providers, health promotion professionals, and health researchers opportunities to (a) teach each other ways to provide or obtain culturally sensitive, patient-centered health care and (b) learn about evidence-based strategies and programs to increase health literacy, prevent and overcome common physical, mental, and sexual health problems, and help eliminate health disparities in racial/ethnic minority and under-served communities.

Contact Information: Dr. Carolyn M. Tucker (tuckerresearchassoc@gmail.com; 352-273-2167)

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13MD007621-01 from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.