274876 Future Directions in Health Equity: Involving Diverse Partners

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 : 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM

Mildred Thompson, MSW , The PolicyLink Center for Health and Place, PolicyLink, Oakland, CA
The RT was developed to bring the health equity conversation to the forefront. The RT develops public workshops on timely and relevant topics to inform the public and mobilize the community.

Learning Areas:
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe how the RT has been effective in shaping research and influencing policy.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to present because I oversee the work of the organization's health team, participates in research focused on understanding community factors that impact health disparities and identifying practice and policy changes needed to improve individual, family and community 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.