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Advisory Committee on Minority Health Agenda, February 24, 2009

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON MINORITY HEALTH
MEETING

Gaylord National and Convention Center
Annapolis Rooms 1 & 2
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor
Oxon Hill, MD

February 24, 2009

 

Meeting Agenda

Event Time Event Title
9:00 a.m. Call to Order
Welcome and Introductions
Rubens J. Pamies, M.D., FACP
Chairperson, HHS Advisory Committee on Minority Health
9:20 a.m. The Office of Minority Health and Department of Health and Human Services
(History, Overview, and Strategic Approach)
Garth Graham, M.D., M.P.H.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health
9:40 a.m. National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities Initiative (NPA)
Mirtha Beadle, M.P.A.
Deputy Director, Office of Minority Health
10:00 a.m. Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)
10:20 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Health Care Reform
Karen Davenport
Director of Health Policy
Center for American Progress
11:00 a.m. Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)
11:15 a.m. OMH Operations
NPA Policy and Research Initiatives
Rochelle Rollins, PhD
Director, Division of Policy and Data, OMH
11:30 a.m. A Strategic Framework for Improving Racial/Ethnic Minority Health and Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities (Developed by OMH)
Valerie Welsh
Senior Health Policy Analyst & OMH Evaluation Officer
Division of Policy and Data, OMH
11:45 a.m. Racial and Ethnic Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting
(Classification and Measurement of Race, Methodological Issues, and Health Disparities)

Audrey Burwell, M.S.
Senior Public Health Advisor
Division of Policy and Data, OMH
12:00 p.m. Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. OMH Operations (Continued)
Grants and Cooperative Agreements Programs and Projects
Sonsiere Cobb-Souza
Director, Division of Program Operations, OMH>
1:30 p.m. OMH Operations (Continued)
Health Education Campaigns and Awareness Programs

Blake Crawford, M.S.
Director, Division of Information and Education, OMH
1:45 p.m. Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)
2:00 p.m Healthy People 2020
Carter R. Blakey
Senior Public Advisor, Healthy People Team Leader
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, OPHS
2:15 p.m. Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)
2:30 p.m Committee Business/Setting the Agenda for the Future
Rubens J. Pamies, M.D., FACP
Chairperson, ACMH
4:15 p.m Public Comment
4:30 p.m Closing Remarks
Garth Graham, M.D., M.P.H.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health
4:45 p.m Summary and Next Steps
Rubens J. Pamies, M.D., FACP
Chairperson, HHS Advisory Committee on Minority Health
5:00 p.m. Adjourn



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