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Promising Practices to Improve Hispanic Health

Collaborative interprofessional forum to discuss advancement of Hispanic health

In collaboration with Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS), the Association of American Medical Colleges is presenting a new webinar series titled: Promising Practices to Improve Hispanic Health. This series is designed to promote increased awareness, foster discussion, and catalyze further research among health professions faculty on promising practices to advance Hispanic health.

Webinar #3: Developing the Pipeline for Health Professionals to Advance Hispanic Health

May 6, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. ET
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This webinar will discuss the importance of utilizing multiple approaches to developing a pipeline to the health professions for Hispanic students as a key strategy in eliminating health disparities for Hispanic populations. Panelists will describe current approaches to building a research pipeline to advance Hispanic health and identify promising practices in national and local pipeline programs for Hispanic students. Register now.

Moderated by:

Maureen Lichtveld, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair
Freeport McMoRan Chair of Environmental Policy
Director GROWH Research Consortium
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Panelists:

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD
Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
National Institutes of Health

Norma I. Poll-Hunter, PhD
Senior Director, Human Capital Initiatives
Association of American Medical Colleges

Francisco Moreno, MD
Director, Arizona Hispanic Center of Excellence
Associate Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion
Professor, Psychiatry
Arizona College of Medicine

Webinar #2: Approaches to Hispanic Health Research

In this webinar, national leaders will discuss current trends in research practices to advance Hispanic health in the U.S. and globally. We will also discuss approaches to community research partnerships, as well as interventions used to reduce Hispanic health disparities at the national level. At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to discuss current practice approaches to Hispanic research at the community, national, and global levels; describe intervention trends in reducing Hispanic health disparities; and examine common challenges and barriers in Hispanic health research.

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Moderated by:

Maureen Lichtveld, MD, MPH 
Professor and Chair
Freeport McMoRan Chair of Environmental Policy
Director GROWH Research Consortium
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Panelists:

Pierre Buekens, MD, MPH, PhD 
W. H. Watkins Professor
Director, Center for Emerging Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology (CERPE)
Department of Epidemiology
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Norma A. Pérez, MD, DrPH 
President, Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools
Executive Director, Hispanic Center of Excellence
University of Texas Medical Branch

Gregory A. Talavera, MD, MPH 
Professor
South Bay Latino Research Center
San Diego State University School of Public Health

Webinar #1: The State of Hispanic Health and Implications for the Future

The first webinar in this series will provide a foundation for upcoming presentations by introducing the current status of health in Hispanic communities. National leaders in this field will discuss the unique challenges facing Hispanic communities, current local and national public health efforts to address these challenges, and identify existing approaches within academic medicine to advance Hispanic health in the United States.

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Moderated by:

Malika Fair, MD, MPH, FACEP 
Senior Director, Health Equity Partnerships & Programs
Association of American Medical Colleges

Panelists:

David Acosta, MD, FAACP
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Association of American Medical Colleges

Kenneth L. Dominguez, MD, MPH 
CDC, National Center for HIV,
Viral Hepatitis, STD, TB Prevention
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Kyriakos Markides, PhD 
Annie & John Gnitzinger Distinguished
Professor of Aging Studies
Editor of Journal of Aging and Health
Dept. of Preventive Medicine and Community Health

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