WHEN: December 8, 2010 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
WHERE: Free Webcast
WHAT: This free webinar series continues with an overview of guiding principles and rationale for conducting community-based participSatory research (CBPR) to address current disparities. Previous webinars covered the Affordable Care Act, and analytic issues to consider when collecting race/ethnic/language data and are also available. On December 8, the faculty are Nina Wallerstein, DrPH and Lorenda Belone, PhD, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico.
WHEN: February 25, 2011
WHERE: Free webcast
WHAT: The Minority Student Caucus of the University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health presents its 32nd Annual Minority Health Conference: “The Promise of Health Equity: Advancing the Discussion to Eliminate Disparities in the 21st Century” featuring the 13th Annual William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture by Bonnie M. Duran, DrPH. The keynote lecture will be broadcast by Internet (free webcast) followed by live questions and discussion.
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.minority.unc.edu/sph/minconf/2011/
WHEN: April 4-10, 2011
WHAT: Since 1995, communities across the country have celebrated National Public Health Week (NPHW) during the first full week of April to highlight issues that are important to improving the public’s health. In 2011, the theme is injury prevention.
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.nphw.org/nphw11/default.htm
WHEN: June 7, 2011
WHERE: Free webcast
WHAT: The Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference is a unique forum that enables experts in the area of health disparities to reach an audience of several hundred researchers, educators, administrators, practitioners, and students throughout the U.S. Currently the Institute portion is presented at Morgan State University, and the Videoconference originates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In recent years the Videoconference has had well over 100 satellite downlink sites throughout the nation plus Internet viewers for selected presentations. Some of the Internet broadcasts are available as on-demand webcasts. Videotapes of Videoconference broadcasts are distributed by the Public Health Foundation.
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.minority.unc.edu/institute
2011 Congress of Epidemiology
3rd North American Congress of Epidemiology
WHEN: June 21-24, 2011
WHERE: Montreal, Canada
WHAT: The Congress aims to showcase and promote the diversity of study, practice and policy within epidemiology as a whole, and has no theme other than epidemiology. This meeting is held only once every five years and provides an unique opportunity to interact with a diverse group of epidemiologists from more than 20 professional societies. The meeting will include plenary addresses from visionary leaders; symposia addressing emerging issues cutting across topical fields; spotlight and poster sessions selected from submitted abstracts; and awards for a variety of accomplishments in our field. Abstract submissions will be accepted until January 10, 2011, 11:59 p.m. EST.
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.epicongress2011.org/index.html
APHA HealthCare Reform Implementation Meeting
WHEN: June 22-24, 2011
WHERE: Chicago, IL
WHAT: The American Public Health Association is sponsoring a meeting on implementation of healthcare reform from the public health perspective.
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.apha.org
139th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition
WHEN: October 29 - November 2, 2011
WHERE: Washington, DC
WHAT: The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition is the oldest and largest gathering of public health professionals in the world. The 2011 meeting theme is: Healthy Communities Promote Healthy Minds and Bodies. This annual meeting unites the public health community and afford professionals and practitioners the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and exchange information on best practices, latest research and new trends in public health. With more than 1,000 cutting edge scientific sessions focusing on the latest public health challenges, 700 booths of information and state-of-the-art public health products and services, this is a meeting you can't afford to miss! The Call for Abstracts for the 2011 Annual Meeting is scheduled to open on December 17, 2010. The deadline for submission of abstracts range from February 7 to February 11, 2011 depending on the Section, SPIG, Caucus or Forum to which you wish to submit your abstract.
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.apha.org/meetings/
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health 15th Anniversary Conference
WHEN: April 18-21, 2012
WHERE: Houston, TX
WHAT: 4 days of skill-building, networking and agenda-setting sponsored by CCPH, a nonprofit organization that promotes health (broadly defined) through partnerships between communities and higher educational institutions. The call for proposals will be released in Spring 2011 with a Fall 2011 deadline.
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.ccph.info