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NABJ Conference on Health Disparities
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NABJ Conference on Health Disparities

3/24/2011 to 3/26/2011

When: 3/24/2011
Where: Barbara Jordan Conference Center at Kaiser Family Foundation
1330 G Street. NW
Washington  20005
United States
Contact:
Andrea King Collier

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In addition to support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Kaiser Family Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the NABJ Conference on Health Disparities is sponsored by Business Wire, Centocor Ortho Biotech, Janssen®, Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Lilly, and Teva Pharmaceuticals.










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NABJ's Media Institute on Health, Health Policy and Health Disparities is the only conference of its kind to focus exclusively on health disparities in communities of color and providing print, broadcast and digital journalists the tools to effectively report on the impact of health care reform and health policy on underserved communities. Journalists and media professionals will leave with resources to inform and empower readers and viewers to action in their lives.

This Annual Media Institute has garnered headlines and the attention of newsmakers in the fight to bring awareness to health care disparity. Previous keynote presenters at the conference have included; Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, M.D., Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, M.D., Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund, and Phill Wilson, founder of the Black AIDS Institute.

Topics addressed at the Media Institute will include understanding and covering the social determinants of health, creative community solutions to health care access and prevention, updates to the Affordable Care Act, HIV/AIDS in the black community, mental health, childhood obesity, and understanding studies and data.


Preregistration by March 10, 2011
Members: $79
Non-members: $129

Onsite Registration after March 10, 2011
Members: $129
Non-members: $159

 
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Andrea King Collier

 


 

 
 
 
 

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