CCTST Community Engagement Speaker Series June 15-16: recording available

Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD was our featured speaker for the CCTST Community Engagement Spring Speaker Series June 15-16, 2017.  The Series' 3 events focused on Achieving Health Equity:  Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism.

Dr. Jones is a family physician and epidemiologist with the Morehouse School of Medicine. Her work focuses on the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of the nation. She seeks to broaden the national health debate to include not only universal access to high quality health care, but also attention to the social determinants of health (including poverty) and the social determinants of equity (including racism).

The Series included:

Award Reception and Dinner
June 15, 5:30pm, Bell Event Centre (444 Reading Road, Cincinnati)
Dr. Jones presented her work in the area of health disparities and social determinants of health. We also recognized the 23 graduates of the 2017 Community Leaders Institute and the 10 academic-community partnerships who are receiving our annual Community Health Grants and Partnership Development Grants!  Christopher Bolling, MD received the 2017 CCTST Community Health Transformation Award.

Community Forum and Coffee Hour
June 16, 9:00 - 11:00am at Interact for Health (Rookwood Tower, 3805 Edwards Road, Cincinnati)
The Social Determinants of Health:  Race, Equity and Poverty.  A discussion-based approach highlighted the local research and resources in Cincinnati that address health equity. Dr. Jones moderated a panel discussion featuring local community organizations and individuals working to address social determinants of health and provide services for under-resourced areas in Greater Cincinnati.

Community Grand Rounds
June 16, 12:00 - 1:00pm at Cincinnati Children's MERC Auditorium (Oak Campus, 620 Oak Street, Cincinnati)

Speaker Series events are free and open to the community.  For more information, email Stacey Gomes or call 513-803-0917.

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View Dr. Jones' TEDxEmory talk, Allegories on race and racism