Category: Health Equity Work Group

News geared toward Health Equity Work Group’s audiences. Feeds to: /research/hewg/blog/

New Health Equity Minor Class

The Health Equity Minor is now offering a new elective course, PubH 6570 Introduction to Population Health: A Health System Perspective. The class will be offered this Fall 2017 and will be taught by Dr. Donna McAlpine from the School of Public Health. We encourage you to sign up!

Below are the course objectives:
(1) Explain different conceptualizations of population health and health equity
(2) Identify and interpret demographic and population health data
(3) Conceptualize the link between social factors and health outcomes
(4) Describe strategies for engaging stakeholders in population health interventions
(5) Analyze the application of population interventions in real world settings

Meet & Greet: Lauren Eldridge

The School of Public Health is welcoming our new Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with a meet and greet next week!
 
The event will be: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
A301 Mayo Building
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Health Equity Work Group General Meeting

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The Health Equity Work Group general meeting will be Thursday, March 23rd from 12-1:30 in Mayo A301 (Dean’s Conference Room).

Speaker:  Dr. Brooke Cunningham, MD, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Minnesota

Talk:   “Applying a Sociological Lens to Health Care Disparities”

Light refreshments will be served!

Health Equity Work Group General Meeting

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The Health Equity Work Group general meeting will be Thursday, March 23rd from 12-1:30 in Mayo A301 (Dean’s Conference Room).

Speaker:  Dr. Brooke Cunningham, MD, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Minnesota

Talk:   “Applying a Sociological Lens to Health Care Disparities”

Light refreshments will be served!

Summer Public Health Institute Classes and Health Equity Minor

The following SPH’s Summer Public Health Institute classes will act as electives towards the Health Equity Minor:

PubH 7200-104 Axes of Inequity: Exploring Structural Racism and Health Inequities

PubH 7200-111 Parental Incarceration and Child Welfare

PubH 7200-110 Health Impact Assessments: A New Tool to Promote Health Equity

Cancer and Health Disparities T32 Training Program

Intersted in cancer related health disparities and community engaged research?

There are predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships available in the Cancer and Health Disparities T32 Training Program!

Click here to learn more.

Violence & Health Injustice: Refugees, Asylum Seekers & Undocumented Communities

Join the Center for Bioethics for their second event in a three-part series on Violence and Health Injustice!

There will be a panel of human rights lawyers, health care professionals, activists, and refugees will discuss issues impacting refugee, asylum seeking, and undocumented communities.

It is on Saturday, November 18th from 8:30AM-2PM in L-110 Carlson School of Management.

You can register here.

 

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