191023 Borders within borders: Challenges to the health of immigrant workers

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 10:30 AM

Carmen R. Nevarez, MD, MPH , Vice President and Preventive Medicine Advisor, Public Heath Institute, Oakland, CA
Michael Rodriguez, MD, MPH , David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Irma Cota, MPH , President and CEO, North County Health Services, San Marcos, CA
Maria Blanco , J.D.; Executive Director Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Race Ethnicity & Diversity, Boalt Hall; School of Law; University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Learning Objectives:
Participants will understand the demographic challenges inherent in the Latino immigrant population and will be able to discuss the impact of lifetime poor access to care in an otherwise healthy population. Participants will also be able to discuss environmental and occupational health risks to health and their impact on chronic disease risk in this population.