Community Engagement and Health Disparities Thematic Platform Session

Title:

“Community Engaged Research to Address Health Disparities of Underserved Populations”

Chair:

Jennifer L. Lemacks, PhD, RD
University of Southern Mississippi
Associate Professor and Associate Director, School of Kinesiology and Nutrition
Director, Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition Center
jennifer.lemacks@usm.edu

Session topic:

Talks can span topics throughout the community engagement research continuum that address health disparities of underserved populations.

Session format:

Lecture/seminar-style with one plenary talk (30 minutes), 5 abstract-selected short talks (~15 minutes each), and a series of abstract-selected flash talks (1 minute each).

Session audience:

The community engagement and health disparities platform session is intended for trainees, staff scientists, faculty and NIH directors/staff who are interested in learning about advances in community engaged research to address health disparities.

Plenary Presentation:

Tammy Greer, PhD, The University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition Center

Short Talks:

June Gipson, PhD, EdS, My Brother’s Keeper Inc, Mississippi INBRE Community Engagement and Training Core
Michael Madson, PhD, The University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition Center
Kate Stewart, MD, MPH, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Michael Ramsey, BA, Jackson State University, Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition Center

Flash Talks:

Xavier Sam, East Central Community College
Tatum Freeman, The University of Southern Mississippi

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