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Jean Mills Health Symposium: Enhancing Minority Health in the Millennium

Effect positive outcomes for minority health in eastern North Carolina

The mission of the Jean Mills Health Symposium is to reduce health care disparities, open opportunities to discuss health issues with minority communities, influence policy makers., and empower communities to enhance their quality of life.

Target Audience
Community members, health providers (including CBO, faith based,community health centers, private practices), ECU faculty/staff/students

Anticipated Attendance
150 (20% Allied Health, 20% mental health, 30% community, 10% nursing, 10% public health, remainder from dentistry/medicine, health careers, other)

8:30 Registration
9:00 Welcome (Steve, Amos)
9:10 Introduce Keynote speaker
9:15 Keynote presentation
10:15 Questions
10:30 Break
10:45 Panel
11:45 Lunch
1:00 3 Breakout Sessions
2:00 Break
2:15 3 Breakout Sessions
3:14 Adjourn

Break Out Sessions
- Use of social media, apps and electronic records to enhance health and to track health and health care
- The impact of the physical environment on health: land quality and usage, air quality, water quality, sustainable practices
-Healthcare reform after the election -Community/campus partnerships (examples of partnerships in health between communities and ECU)
-Change roles in health and health care: the role of a navigator and advocate

Dates:March 1, 2013 Check for other dates
Meets:F from 9:00 AM to 3:15 PM, 1 Session
Location:East Carolina Heart Institute
Fee: $35.00 Fee Breakdown

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