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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

Webinar #2 - September 25, 2018
Approaches to Hispanic Health

In this webinar, national leaders discussed current trends in research practices to advance Hispanic health in the U.S. and globally. Considered in discussion were 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 were 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. 

The moderator was 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 included: 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. 

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

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