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

Scientific Agenda

The 12th Health Disparities Conference, titled Linking Downstream Determinants to Upstream Interventions, features lectures by individuals who are making significant contributions to improving healthcare access and to empowering vulnerable populations and marginalized communities.

This conference will allow participants to review and learn strategies focused on achieving health equity through access to care, prevention and treatment of major chronic diseases. Special session presentations will address interprofessional models of clinical, scientific, academic, and public health interventions that improve outcomes and eliminate health disparities and achieve health equity through treatment, advocacy, and policy development.

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
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Concurrent Podium Presentation Session A
  Concurrent Podium Presentation Session B
  Concurrent Podium Presentation Session C
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
10:15 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
1:30 PM – 2:45 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 – 10:00 AM Plenary Session IV
Digital Innovations
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Plenary Session V
John Ruffin Young Investigator, Awards, & Closing

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