Emory Hosts 2012 Latino Health Summit

Woodruff Health Sciences Center | May 31, 2012

Contact

Jennifer Johnson
404-727-5696
jennifer.johnson@emory.edu

Juliette Merchant
404-778-1503
jmmerch@emory.edu

WHO:

Hosted by Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health and The Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia, Inc. Sponsors include the American Cancer Society, Univision 34 Atlanta, United Healthcare, Mundo Hispanico, Lilly, Padres & Hijos and Mundo Salud  

WHAT:

The 2012 Latino Health Summit is an event that brings together high-level community leaders, health providers, government representatives, community educators and advocates in Georgia to develop an action plan to improve access to healthcare services for the Latino community in Georgia. It will focus on four healthcare trends - maternal child health, cancer, cardiovascular-obesity-diabetes, and behavioral health.  Please click HERE for the full program or go to http://hhcga.org/latino_health.html. 

WHEN:

Thursday, June 7 and Friday, June 8

 WHERE:

Rollins School of Public Health, Claudia Nance Rollins building, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta 30322

MORE:

A special report on the status of the health of Latinos in Georgia will be issued during the summit. It is based on the findings of a study conducted in partnership with the Rollins School of Public Health for The Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia.  The changing demographics of the Latino community will be addressed in the opening session on Thursday, June 7, from 8:30 -11:00 a.m.  

HOW: Please register HERE. Presentations will be delivered in English.