142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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My Brother's Keeper Approach to Advancing Health Equity

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014 : 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM

DeMarc A. Hickson, PhD, MPH , Center for Research, Evaluation, Environmental and Policy Change, My Brother's Keeper, Inc., Jackson, MS
This presentation will provide an overview of key elements of My Brother’s Keeper’s approach to health equity that are shared with strategies found in A Practitioner’s Guide to Advancing Health Equity. Speaker will share opportunities and challenges related to health equity efforts that can be replicated by other organizations and communities.

Learning Areas:

Other professions or practice related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Describe key elements of My Brotherís Keeper Incís efforts to advance health equity

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal investigator of multiple federally funded grants focusing on building the capacity of agencies and organizations to implement policy, infrastructural, environmental and programmatic systems changes as well as partnering with these organizations to implement such policy, systems and environmental systems changes to improve community health and achieve health equity.)
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.