Office of Minority Health Town Hall: The Affordable Care Act in Your CommunityDate: April 2, 2012
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
3101 16th Street, NW
Washington , DC
April is National Minority Health Month
Health Equity Can’t Wait: Act Now in Your CommUNITY!
Come to discuss how the Affordable Care Act advances health equity in your community!
Keynote Speaker: Advancing Health Equity – The National Plan
By Dr. Howard K. Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health
Health Equity and the Offices of Minority Health
Q&A Panel with Directors from the HHS OMHs
Moderator:J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MPH, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health (Acting)
Francis D. Chesley, Jr., MD, Director, Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Cara V. James, PhD, Director of Office of Minority Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Michelle Allender-Smith, MS, RN, Director, Office of Health Equity, Health Resources and Services Administration
John Ruffin, PhD, Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health (invited)
Larke N. Huang, PhD, Director, Office of Behavioral Health Equity, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Community Response: Implementation at the Grassroots Level
Moderator: Juliet K. Choi, JD, Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor, DHHS Office for Civil Rights
Community Education Group (CEG) – A. Toni Young, Executive Director
District of Columbia Primary Care Association – Sharon Baskerville, Chief Executive Officer
La Clínica del Pueblo – Alicia Wilson, Executive Director
Register here, for free.