253979 Towards a Movement for Health and Educational Equity

Monday, October 31, 2011: 11:10 AM

Nick Freudenberg, PhD , Hunters College, New York, NY
Imagine a miracle cure that could extend life, prevent disability, premature illness and death, improve quality of life, and reduce risk behavior. Fortunately for us, that miracle drug exists and it is education. Bringing the SBHC movement into our schools along with public health will create the potential for a far stronger political force to achieve health and educational equity.

Learning Areas:
Public health or related education
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Identify the logic for health and education reform to work together. Identify why transformative changes to our health and education systems are strategic to reducing inequities.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have studied SBHCs for many years and published several articles on the connections between education and health.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.