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HSHPS organizes programs, events, fundraisers, and opportunities addressing the mounting public health issue of providing quality and culturally competent healthcare to Hispanics living in the U.S.

UPCOMING 2018 WEBINAR SERIES

In collaboration with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), HSHPS 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. Please see the links below for webinar dates and details. 

Webinar #1 - April 24, 2018
The State of Hispanic Health and Implications for the Future

The first webinar in the series provided a foundation for upcoming presentations by introducing the current status of health in Hispanic communities. National leaders in this field discussed 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.

The moderator was Malika Fair, MD, MPH, FACEP, Senior Director, Health Equity Partnerships & Programs, Association of American Medical Colleges. Panelists included: 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. 

The webinar recording is made available by AAMC, to listen and watch the recording, please click here


Upcoming events

    • 25 Sep 2018
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online

    Promising Practices to Improve Hispanic Health

    Collaborative INTER-PROFESSIONAL forum to
    discuss advancement of Hispanic health


    In collaboration with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), HSHPS 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 #2: Approaches to Hispanic Health Research
    Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    1:30 – 3:00 PM EDT

    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. Please click here to register at AAMC's website or to learn more


    Moderated by:

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

    Panel Members: 

    Pierre Buekens, MD, MPH, PhD (bio)
    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 (bio)
    President, Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools
    Executive Director, Hispanic Center of Excellence
    University of Texas Medical Branch

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




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