Healthcare Disparities and Vulnerable Populations

Date: 2/13/2013
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map

Healthcare Disparities and Vulnerable Populations
Presented by Association of Latin@s and Allies, Asian Pacific American Student Alliance, Black Student Association, Stonewall Policy Alliance, and Wagner Health Network

This event will convene healthcare experts representing vulnerable communities. The event aims to shine a light on the challenges, efforts, and successes that currently exist in addressing the health disparities of vulnerable populations. Speakers will represent the following communities: Asian, Latino, Black, and LGBTQ. A panel discussion will be followed by a brief networking session.
Light breakfast will be provided.

Panel Speakers:
Ethan Fusaris, MPH, Project Manager, CHEST
Simona Kwon, DrPH, MPH, Assistant Professor in the Department of General Internal Medicine, NYU School of Medicine and Director, B Free CEED: National Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Hepatitis B Disparities
Michelle S. Davis, Regional Health Administrator, US Dept of Health and Human Services for NY Region
Nyche Okhiria, Manager at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center

John Billings, Professor of Health Policy, NYU Wagner