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HEALTH DISPARITIES RESEARCH AT THE INTERSECTION OF RACE, ETHNICITY, AND DISABILITY: A NATIONAL CONFERENCE
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
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: ·
Project Intersect Advisory Council – 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 – 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 – Dr. Peterson-Besse is a researcher and teacher in public health, disability, health disparities, and social determinants of health
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.
Check back soon for registration and additional conference details!