HEALTH DISPARITIES RESEARCH AT THE INTERSECTION OF RACE, ETHNICITY, AND DISABILITY: A NATIONAL CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE PURPOSE

The conference is intended to bring together researchers, advocates, and policy makers in racial and ethnic disparities and disability-related disparities to:
  • Learn about barriers to health care and health promotion for people with disabilities in underserved racial and ethnic groups
  • Share your own work on health disparities at this intersection
  • Discuss priorities for future research and action

CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS

The conference is part of Project Intersect: Addressing Health Disparities at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Disability.  Project Intersect is based in the Institute on Development & Disability at Oregon Health & Science University.  Project partners include: ยท        
  • Project Intersect Advisory Council โ€“ A national group of adults with disabilities and family members of adults with disabilities who are members of underserved racial and ethnic groups       
  • The National Center for Cultural Competence at Georgetown University   
  • The Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois โ€“ Chicago
  • USC UCEDD, University California and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles  
  • The Institute for Disability Studies at the University of Southern Mississippi 
  • Jana Peterson-Besse, MPH, PhD โ€“ Dr. Peterson-Besse is a researcher and teacher in public health, disability, health disparities, and social determinants of health


HOTEL INFORMATION

The conference will be held at the
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capital HillPlease check back once we open up the reservation process
 to ensure you get the conference rate for your stay. 

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