Office of Minority Health Town Hall: The Affordable Care Act in Your Community

Date: April 2, 2012
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:  Show map Columbia Heights Educational Campus
Auditorium
3101 16th Street, NW
Washington , DC
Email: iestrada@minorityhealth.hhs.gov

 

April is National Minority Health Month

 

Health Equity Can’t Wait: Act Now in Your CommUNITY!

 

Come to discuss how the Affordable Care Act advances health equity in your community!

 

Keynote Speaker: Advancing Health Equity – The National Plan

 

By Dr. Howard K. Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health

 

Health Equity and the Offices of Minority Health

 

Q&A Panel with Directors from the HHS OMHs

 

Moderator:J. Nadine GraciaMD, MPH, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health (Acting)

 

Francis D. Chesley, Jr., MD, Director, Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Cara V. James, PhD, Director of Office of Minority Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

 

Michelle Allender-Smith, MS, RN, Director, Office of Health Equity, Health Resources and Services Administration

 

John Ruffin, PhD, Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health (invited)

 

Larke N. Huang, PhD, Director, Office of Behavioral Health Equity, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

 

Community Response: Implementation at the Grassroots Level

 

Moderator: Juliet K. Choi, JD, Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor, DHHS Office for Civil Rights

 

Panelists: 

 

Community Education Group (CEG) – A. Toni Young, Executive Director
District of Columbia Primary Care Association – Sharon Baskerville, Chief Executive Officer

 

La Clínica del Pueblo – Alicia Wilson, Executive Director

 

FREE PARKING

 

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