Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities
Check back soon for Spring 2015 events!
Stress-Related Effects of Racism among Black Men: Findings and Interventions
Dr. Alex Petierse, PhD
Department of Counseling Psychology, University at Albany
Location: To Be Announced
Strategies to build health and media literacies and reduce health disparities among youth populations
Dr. Phillp Massey, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health and Prevention, Drexel University School of Public Health
Location: Room 110a School of Public Health One University Place Rensselaer NY
Dr. Massey will discuss strategies to engage youth audiences using mobile and digital technologies to build health and media literacies with the ultimate goal of improving health outcomes and reducing health disparities. Dr. Massey will draw from his global health work in Senegal, his work on a social media website designed for youth in California, and emerging research using Twitter.
Black Men's Health Summit
8:30am - 3:30pm
First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany
405 Washington Ave.
Sponsors: School of Public Health, Macedonia Baptist Church community outreach
A film about Cuban doctors abroad and the structure of the Cuban medical system
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Room 110 University Hall
We will show exerpts from the film and then Dr. Elyse Andaya of the Anthropology dept. will discuss the Cuban health care system along with UA undergraduate student Joel Balbi Dr. Andaya is an expert on the Cuban health care system. Her new book, Reproducing the Revolution: Gender, Kinship, and the State in Contemporary Cuba, will be released at the end of April
10th Anniversary Health Disparities Symposium
Standish Room, Uptown Campus Center