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Health Equity & Diversity Symposium

The UCI Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences’ (COHS) Health Equity and Diversity Symposium provides students, residents and fellows, faculty, healthcare professionals and community members with an opportunity to explore innovative strategies to combat health disparities in the United States and around the globe.

Our Keynote Speaker is Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, RN, FAAN, Vice President for Health and Health Equity in the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University. Her keynote address is entitled, "Building Healthy Communities Together to Reduce Health Disparities: Diving Deep into the Community Using My 8 T’s of Community Engagement"

Additional guests will be giving presentations about their current research and participating in a panel discussion with attendees:

  • Victor Cisneros, MD, MPH – Administrative Chief, UCI Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Alana Lebron, PhD – Assistant Professor, Department of Chicano/Latino Studies and Program in Public Health
  • Adam Bennett Schickedanz MD, PhD – UCLA Department of Pediatrics
  • Sora Park Tanjasiri, DrPH, MPH – Professor, UCI Department of Epidemiology & Associate Director of Cancer Health Disparities and Community Engagement, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 1:00pm to 4:30pm

Nelson Auditorium
1003 Health Sciences Road, Irvine, CA 92697

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Conferences, Discussions, Diversity and Inclusion, Speakers


Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students, Graduate Students, Postdocs



Free and Open to the Public (Please RSVP)

Health, Medicine, Nursing Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Public Health


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College of Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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