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How do we as concerned citizens, medical professionals, students and leaders help create and sustain health equity in our communities?
The Institute for Public Health’s 11th Annual Conference, Action Toward Health Equity: Conversations with Local Leaders was held Oct. 31st on the medical campus of Washington University. This year’s event featured fast-paced presentations from local leaders, accomplished public health professionals and others focusing on the intersection of local public health and health equity. More than 700 attended.
View the 2018 Annual Conference Resource Guide.
8 a.m.* Attendee check-in and registration open
8:30-9:05 a.m. Opening remarks/Institute for Public Health update
9:05-9:20 a.m. Vetta Sanders Thompson, PhD, E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis
9:20-9:35 a.m. Nicole Hudson, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Academy for Diversity and Inclusion, Washington University in St. Louis
9:35-9:50 a.m. Melodie Donatelli, MBA, MHA, Executive Director- Access, Center for Clinical Excellence, BJC HealthCare
9:50-10:05 a.m. Paul Taylor, CEO, Ozarks Community Hospital Health System
10:05-10:25 a.m. Panel Discussion with Moderator, Bethany Johnson-Javois, MSW
10:25 -10:40 a.m. BREAK
10:55 a.m.-11:10 a.m. Cynthia Dean, CEO & Director of Programs, Missouri Bootheel Regional Consortium Inc.
12:00-1:00 p.m.* Poster Session – View the poster guide.
Event Sponsors: Institute for Public Health