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Advisory Committee on Minority Health Agenda, August 11, 2008

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON MINORITY HEALTH

MEETING AGENDA

Doubletree Hotel
1515 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W. ,
Washington , D.C. 20005

Monday, August 11, 2008

 

Meeting Agenda
Event Time Event Title
9:00 a.m.

Call to Order
Welcome, Introductions, Approval of Minutes
Kermit Smith , D.O., M.P.H.
Chairperson, ACMH

9:15 a.m.

OMH Updates
Mirtha Beadle, M. P. A.
Deputy Director, Office of Minority Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

9:30 a.m. Question and Answer Session (ACMH members only)
9:45 a.m.

Overview of Committee Business/Meeting Expectations
Kermit Smith, D.O., M.P.H.
Chairperson, ACMH

  • HHS Feedback on Actions Regarding Culturally- Competency
  • Final Approval of Draft ACMH Report
  • Summary of Committee's Accomplishments and General Recommendations
10:00 a.m.

ACMH Draft Recommendation Report -Reducing Health Disparities by Promoting Patient-Centered Culturally and Linguistically Sensitive/Competent Health Care
Carolyn M. Tucker, Ph.D. (Lead Writer)
Committee Member, ACMH

10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.

HHS Agency Comments on the Draft ACMH Report

Tamara L. Miller
Deputy Director for Civil Rights
Office of Civil Rights
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

Cecilia Rivera Casale, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor for Minority Health
Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Leonard G. Epstein, M.S.W.
Senior Advisor on Clinical Quality & Culture
Office of Minority Health & Health Disparities
Health Resources and Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Frank A. Silva
Director of Health Disparities
Office of Minority Health & Health Disparities
Health Resources and Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

11:30 a.m.

Question and Answer Session (ACMH members)

12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m.

Committee Business
Obesity Prevention (Facilitated Discussion)
Wendy Johnson-Askew, Ph.D., MPH (Facilitator)
Public Health Nutrition and Health Policy Advisor
National Institutes of Health
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

3:00 p.m. Public Comment
3:30 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m.

Recognition of Federal Advisory Committee Service
Mirtha Beadle, M. P. A.
Deputy Director, Office of Minority Health
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

4:15 p.m

Closing Remarks
Kermit Smith, D.O., M.P.H.
Chairperson, ACMH

4:30 p.m

Next Steps/Closing Remarks
Mirtha Beadle, M. P. A.
Deputy Director, Office of Minority Health
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

5:00 p.m. Adjournment



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