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The Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health Disparity & Health Equity Conference
Register now: The Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health Disparity & Health Equity Conference
Office of Minority Health
From September 25 - 26, Los Angeles will host this year's Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health Disparity & Health Equity Conference, an opportunity for community leaders, health care professionals, researchers, educators, advocates and policymakers to come together to focus on innovative concepts, methods and research findings on health disparities that impact the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander community. Attendees will have the chance to discuss the significance and impact of robust health and health care data for evaluating the status of understudied and underserved populations. A summary of key findings from the Pacific Islander Health Study, a representative survey on the health and health care utilization of Pacific Islander adults and adolescents, will also be available.
Key speakers will include Dr. Howard K. Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. J. Nadine Gracia, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health (Acting), and Dr. David R. Williams, the Florence Sprague Norman & Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health and Professor of African and African American Studies of Sociology at Harvard University.
Registration is available online. Book by Friday, August 31 to receive the discounted rate at the conference hotel.
Deadline to submit poster abstracts is August 20.
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