The Founding Meeting of the Academy for Health Equity

April 28, 2008 at 11:59 am Leave a comment

A conference opportunity in late June in Denver related to a new organization being formed on Health Disparities.

Building Capacity to Eliminate Health Disparities: The Founding Meeting of the Academy for Health Equity

The inaugural founding conference of the Academy for Health Equity is critical to developing the knowledge-base for those engaged in health disparity activities by facilitating trans-disciplinary translation exchanges of the latest research and practical applications by:

  • Increasing the capacity of participants to address complex health systems change, delivery of services, new models of medical care and public health, policies that facilitate access to health, and new methods of measurement for preventable diseases in underserved, poorly served and never served populations.
  • Promoting the application of evidence-based, theory-driven findings of disease prevention and health promotion for the elimination racial and ethnic health disparities.
  • Identifying gaps in knowledge and data of the broad spectrum of causal factors of health disparities and bringing together inter-disciplinary, trans-disciplinary and community-based approaches to achieve equity in health.
  • Exploring effective trans-disciplinary approaches to identify and address the social determinants of health related to health disparities.
  • Applying the latest theories, principles, programs, and practices to improving health literacy, cultural competency, and health communications programs.

Conference Information
Meeting Dates: June 26-27, 2008
Meeting Location:
Hyatt Regency Denver at
Colorado Convention Center
650 15th Street
Denver, Colorado 80202
Phone: 303-436-1234
Fax: 303-486-4450
Reservations: 888-591-1234 (toll free)


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