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Disparities in Health in America:
Working Toward Social Justice - June 23 - 28, 2014

The 12th annual "Disparities in Health in America Workshop: Working Towards Social Justice" will be held at Prairie View A&M University College of Nursing from June 23 - 28, 2014. The goal of the six-day workshop is to provide a comprehensive understanding of health disparities, to investigate approaches to enhancing health equity, and to provide participants with a broad base of knowledge related to a bio-psychosocial approach in addressing health disparities in a minority and the medically underserved populations. Upon meeting all requirements, attendees may receive three (3.0) academic credits.
Learn more about the workshop by contacting Lovell A. Jones at Lovell.Jones@tamucc.edu


Upcoming ICC Regional Meeting - For further information please contact Pamela Jackson at pjackson@bcm.edu.
Midwest, Carlos Gallego, MS, Regional Leader Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota, March 20-21, 2014, Student Mentoring Program, Concordia, University of Saint Paul
Southeast, Patricia Matthews-Juarez, PhD, Regional Representative, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tenn., March 26-27, 2014, The Research Center on Health Disparities, Equity and the Exposome Symposium,
Southeast, Frankie D. Powell, PhD, Regional Leader, The East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina, March 28-29, 2014, Symposium on Health Disparities, Underserved Minority Physicians and Researches in Eastern North Carolina


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Collegiate Cancer Councils National Office
The CCC is college based, student-led organization that was formed in April 2004, upon experiencing the ICC's 9th Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved & Cancer in Washington, DC. The CCC focuses on the elimination of health disparities among ethnic minorities, the medically underserved, and promotes cancer awareness among these populations regardless of socioeconomic status.
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