Health Disparities

Date: 
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 2:45pm
Location: 
RM 115 A&B

Moderator: Raúl Russi, Executive Director, Acacia Network (NY)

Panelists: Prof. Melissa Fuster, Brooklyn College (NY)

José Sánchez, CEO, Norwegian-American Hospital (IL)

Josephine Mercado, Founder/Executive Director, Hispanic Health Initiatives, Inc. (FL)

María Idali Torres, MSPH, PhD, Director, Gaston Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, University of Massachusetts

Goal: to examine health disparities, especially in key areas such as diabetes, asthma, and its relations to nutrition, policies and effective preventive community strategies. Of special interest are the enrollment of Puerto Ricans in health plans-- especially Medicare and Medicaid, community-based health networks providing services, and cultural competency across local and state health systems. 

Raul
Russi
Melissa
Fuster
Jose
Sanchez
Josephine
Mercado
Maria
Idali Torres

 

Health Disparities

 

Health Disparities Panel - Q&A

Health Disparities Panel - Melissa Fuster, PhD

 

Health Disparities Panel - Maria Idali Torres, MSPH, PhD

Health Disparities Panel - Josephine Mercado

 

Health Disparities Panel - José Sánchez

Health Disparities Panel - Introduction