Linking Upstream Determinants to Downstream Interventions — Targeting Health Disparities & Health Equity

Scientific Agenda

The 2019 Conference, titled Linking Upstream Determinants to Downstream Interventions — Targeting Health Disparities & Health Equity, will focus on the complex pathways that link social determinants and the inclusion of disadvantage, life course and health equity approaches that mitigate these effects. Activities during the conference will be highlighted through:

  • Networking Poster Sessions
  • Specialized Breakout Sessions
  • Merritorious Podium Presentations
  • Student Presenter Award Opportunities

Tailored to attendees' interests around community-centered basic and clinical research and health policy, this conference program is designed to highlight excellence in research and public health models that are sustainable, replicable, culturally appropriate, and that contribute to health equity.

Program Outline

This program is subject to change.
Click here for a downloadable PDF of the program outline.

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Conference Registration & Check-in
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Plenary Session I & Opening
3:10 PM – 4:30 PM Concurrent Podium Presentation Session A
Disease Management & Disparities through Inter-professional Relationships
  Concurrent Podium Presentation Session B
Health Services, Policy & Social Determinants of Health
  Concurrent Podium Presentation Session C
Health Maintenance & Prevention in Special Populations
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Networking Reception & Poster Session 1
7:30 AM – 3:30 PM Conference Registration & Check-in
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM – 10:15 AM Plenary Session II
10:25 AM – 11:30 AM Concurrent Working Group Session A
  Concurrent Working Group Session B
  Concurrent Working Group Session C
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Plenary Session III
John Ruffin Lecture & Lunch
1:40 PM – 2:50 PM Concurrent Breakout Session A
  Concurrent Breakout Session B
  Concurrent Breakout Session C
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Working Groups Reporting Workshop
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Networking Reception & Poster Session 2

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7:30 AM – 10:00 AM Conference Registration & Check-in
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM Plenary Session IV
Digital Innovations
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Plenary Session V
John Ruffin Young Investigator, Awards, & Closing

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