CEMHD Events

Events 2007 - 2010

2010 Events

October 7-8

Community-Campus Partnerships to Eliminate Health Disparities: SUNY Works in Progress

Keynote Speakers

Garth Graham, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health, USHHS

Wilma Waithe, Ph.D., Director, Office of Minority Health of NYS Dept. of Health

2008 - 2009 Events

November 23, 2009

$6.8 Million NIH Grant Bolsters UAlbany Center's Efforts to Reduce Minority Health Disparities in New York State

October 7, 2009

Family Planning Advocates of New York State and CEMHD Present:

Health Care Reform: Engaging Communities of Color

Valda Boyd Ford will inspire communities of color and immigrant communities and their advocates to become more

engaged in the health care reform debate and other important issues impacting them.

April 16, 2009

The Anthropology Department and CEMHD Present:

Noël Cameron, Ph.D.

Loughborough University , Department of Human Services

"Inequalities in an equal society: South African child health and wellbeing after apartheid"

12:15-1:15 PM,

Humanities Building

Room 354

Noël Cameron obtained his Ph.D. (Medicine) under the supervision of Professor James Tanner, at London University's Institute of Child Health, specializing in the normal and abnormal growth and development of children. From 1984 to 1997 he was a member of the Department of Anatomy at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. In 1997 he became Professor of Human Biology at Loughborough University in the UK. Prof Cameron has published widely in the international press on health of children in developing countries. He initiated (1987-1990) and was Director (1990-1997) of the Birth To Ten birth-cohort study in Soweto-Johannesburg, South Africa which has studied the effect of the urban environment on the growth, development, health and wellbeing of over 3000 children. His current research focuses on issues of fetal programming, and the development of obesity.

click here for event flyer

2007-08 Schedule

Small Grant Recipient Presentations

A Black Church 's Health Ministry: A Model for Delivering Type II Diabetes Self Management Education Program

Sandra Austin, Ed.D. School of Social Welfare

November 14th, 12:30-1:30 PM

Richardson 002

click here to see photos from this event

Special Presentations
Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities Annual Symposium

Keynote: George Strait,

Director of Communications & Public Liaison for the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities at the National Institutes of Health, Former Chief Medical Correspondent for ABC News

Wednesday, April 16th, 3:30 PM - 5 PM, Campus Center 375
"Strategies to Improve Health Literacy for Diverse Populations"
Wilma Alvarado-Little, Engagement / Outreach Director

Wednesday, April 2, 1:30-2:30 PM

Adirondack Rural Health Network Conference--
Health Literacy: The Hidden Risk Factor
Six Flags Great Escape Lodge, Lake George, NY
Risk & Protective Processes among Adolescents from Diverse Ethnocultural Backgrounds
Hazel Prelow, Ph.D., Department of Psychology

Monday, March 3rd 12:30-1:30 PM

LOCATION: Humanities 354

**Light refreshments provided**Please feel free to bring a brown bag lunch**
Contact Dr. Robert Miller for additional information

NYLARNet Symposium on Latino Health Issues in New York
Speakers: Jose E. Cruz, Director, NYLARNet; Jeanette Altarriba, Professor, Psychology Dept.;
Janine Jurkowski , Asst. Professor, School of Public Health

November 14, 2:30-5:30
Standish Room, Science Library
sponsored by NYLARNet , co-sponsored by CEMHD & CSDA