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Advisory Committee on Minority Health Agenda, October 20 through October 21, 2009

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

October 20 through October 21, 2009

 

Day One - Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Event Time Event Title
9:00 a.m.

Call to Order
Welcome, Introductions, and Remarks
Rubens J. Pamies, M.D., FACP
Chairperson, HHS Advisory Committee on Minority Health

9:30 a.m.

OMH Updates
Garth Graham, M.D., M.P.H.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

10:00 a.m. Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)
10:15 a.m.

Research on Health Disparities and Its Causes
John Ruffin, Ph.D. (Confirmed)
Director, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities
National Institutes of Health

10:45 a.m. Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m.

Social Determinants of Health and Equity: The Impacts of Racism on Health
Camara P. Jones, M.D., M.P.H., PhD (Confirmed)
Research Director on Social Determinants of Health and Equity
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

11:45 a.m.

Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)

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

Health Disparities and Cost of Health Care
Len Nichols, Ph.D. (Confirmed)
Director, Health Policy Program
New America Foundation

1:30 p.m.

Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)

1:45 p.m.

Standardized Cultural Competency Education, Training and Mechanisms for Evaluation
Joseph R. Betancourt, M.D., M.P.H. (Confirmed)
Director, The Disparities Solutions Center
Senior Scientist, The Institute for Health Policy
Director of Multicultural Education, Mass General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

2:15 p.m.

Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)

2:30 p.m.

Indian Health Service System
Yvette Roubideaux, M.D., M.P.H. (Confirmed)
Director
Indian Health Service
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

3:00 p.m.

Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)

3:15 p.m. Public Comment
3:45 p.m.

Committee Business
Rubens J. Pamies, M.D., FACP

5:00 p.m. Adjourn

 

Day Two – Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Event Time Event Title
9:00 a.m.

Call to Order and Remarks
Rubens J. Pamies, M.D., FACP
Chairperson, HHS Advisory Committee on Minority Health

9:15 a.m.

Committee Business

12:00 p.m. Public Comment
12:30 p.m.

Wrap up – next steps, next meeting
Rubens J. Pamies, M.D., FACP

1:00 p.m. Adjourn



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