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SUNY Albany Webinar: Confronting Health Disparities in African American Communities

SUNY Albany Webinar: Confronting Health Disparities in African American Communities

University at Albany School of Public Health’s Center for Continuing Public Health Education will present a free, live webcast on Confronting Health Disparities in African American Communities Thursday, February 19, 2014 from 9:00am – 10:00am ET (8:00am CT).  The webcast will feature Thomas A. LaVeist, Founding Director, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, William C and Nancy F Richardson Professor in Health Policy, and Professor, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.  This program focuses on the reality of African-American health disparity-why it exists and the impact of environment, income and other determinants of health on the incidence of diabetes, obesity and heart disease within African American communities, and what can be done about it.

Register here: http://www.albany.edu/sph/cphce/phl_0215.shtml