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5th Annual Latino Health Summit

September 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

5th Annual Latino Health Summit

The 5th Annual Latino Health Summit is presented by the Hispanic Health Coalition, with the purpose of bringing together experts in the fields of health, education, and policy, to engage in a conversation about the challenges facing the Latinx community.

With an estimated 4.5 million individuals in the Greater Houston Area identifying as Hispanic, our goal is to support solutions to improve the health and well-being for Hispanics in the Greater Houston- Area.

Keynote Speakers:

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo

Dr. Stephen Linder- Director, Institute for Health Policy University of Texas School of Public Health; Professor, Division of Management, Policy and Community Health

Amelie Ramirez, PhD – Associate Director, Cancer Prevention and Health Disparities, Founding Director, Institute for Health Promotion Research, Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Chair, Epidemiology and Biostatistics –Salud America

Conference Topics Include:

-The Unmet Health Needs of Latino Communities in the Houston area
-Mobilizing Communities to Advance Health Equity
-Building Healthy Communities- A look at the Built Environment
-Latino Mental Health: Systemic Barriers and Opportunities
-The Public Health Crisis at the Border (Emerging Topic)

In-depth Workshops (Limited Seating Available)
-Health Literacy: Hidden Barriers and Practical Strategies
-Engagement in Advocacy for Health

**Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

***Parking: Parking at Rice University – Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, Uber or Lyft is recommended
Venue Website: glasscock.rice.edu,

*****CME/CEUs-Pending

Please contact Karina Fernandez hhc@hispanic-health.org or call 713.666.5644 if you need further information.

Details

Date:
September 10, 2019
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm