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UNC Minority Health Conference

The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Minority Student Caucus has announced that registration is open for the 37th annual UNC Minority Health Conference, the longest-running and one of the largest student-led health conferences in the U.S. The event will be held Friday, February 26, 2016, at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC.

This year’s theme is “In Solidarity: The Role of Public Health in Social Justice.” In addition to keynote speakers and breakout sessions, the 2016 conference will be the first to feature an interactive skill-building workshop.

Submit an Abstract. Researchers, practitioners, community members and students are invited to submit abstracts focused on the intersection of social justice and public health. The submission deadline is Monday, November 30 at 5 p.m. Full abstract guidelines can be found here.

Register. Registration fees include continental breakfast and lunch ($65 full conference; $35 students and seniors). The deadline to register is February 5, 2016. Register today!

Host an exhibition table. As an exhibitor, your organization will be able to interact with more than 500 students, community members, researchers and practitioners. This will be an opportunity to share your work, recruit potential candidates for positions within your organization and increase your organization’s visibility with a diverse audience.
We are now accepting exhibitor applications. Reserve your table today!