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Concurrent Sessions (All Sessions A-D)

The 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit will offer concurrent sessions in the following categories A, B, C, D, E/G on December 17th to 19th. You can only select one session in each concurrent session category (A, B, C, D, E/G). Each session has a unique number that begins with the letter corresponding to the concurrent session, e.g. A1-02 falls under concurrent session A. On this page, concurrent sessions are organized by tracks and themes. Below are the times and dates for concurrent sessions scheduled for December 17th and 18th. Sessions E/G will take place on December 19th and can be found by clicking here.

December 17, 2012
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Concurrent Session A
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm: Concurrent Session B
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Concurrent Session C

December 18, 2012
8:00 am – 9:30 am: Concurrent Session D

Track 1 - Translational and Transdisciplinary Research
Track 2 - Capacity-Building and Infrastructure
Track 3 - Outreach, Partnerships, Collaborations and Opportunities

TRACK ONE - TRANSLATIONAL AND TRANSDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH

Track 1: Theme 1 - Integrating Biological, Social, Behavioral and Environmental Determinants of Health

Sessions

A1-01 Social, Biological, Environmental and Economic Disparities in Childhood Developmental Health Outcomes
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A1-02 Approaches for Identifying and Addressing Environmental Health Disparities/Environmental Justice in Decision Making
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A1-03 Reducing Health Disparities through Programs at the Department of Housing and Urban Development
Description

B1-02 Vaccine and behavioral approaches to U.S. Health disparities: sexually transmitted infections (STI), Chagas, and addiction
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B1-03 Research and Community Efforts to Address Inner-City Asthma
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C1-01 Place Matters for Health:  Using Locally-Tailored Community Health Equity Reports to Compel Action to Eliminate Health Inequities
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C1-02 Historical trauma and contemporary health: Learning from Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians
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D1-01 Health In All Policies: Why Addressing Health Disparities Requires a Broad Range of Options
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D1-02 Operationalizing Culture for Health Disparities Research
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E1-03 Who Benefits Most? How Social and Environmental Factors Modify the Response to Health Interventions: Implications for Eliminating Disparities
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E1-04 Design, Evaluation and Policy Implications for Multilevel Interventions to Address Health Disparities in Community-based Studies
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E1-05 The Public Health Exposome Project
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Track 1: Theme 2 - Health Disparity Populations, Disease Conditions and Risk Factors

Sessions

A1-05 Women and Diabetes - Prevention, Policy & Culturally Competent Care to Address
Health Disparities
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A1-06 The Stroke Disparities Program: Innovative Approaches to Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities
Description

A1-07 Elder Abuse in Diverse Communities: Scope, Culture, and Policy Implications
Description

B1-04 New Directions in Addressing Mental Health Disparities and Depression in Ethnic
Minority Populations
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B1-05 Disparities in Kidney Disease and Transplantation
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B1-06 Stress and the Superwoman: An Innovative Agenda for African American Women’s
Health Disparities
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B1-07 The State of the Science in Disability Research and Policy
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B1-08 Racial and Ethnic Differences and Disparities in Pain:  The State of the Science of Inclusion
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B1-09     Improving the Health of LGBT Populations
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C1-04     The Science of Eliminating Obesity and Related Health Disparities
Description

C1-05 A New Methodology for Translating Evidence-Based Obesity Prevention Strategies for Youth
and Young Adults with Disabilities from Diverse Race/Ethnic Backgrounds
Description

C1-06     Implementation of the National HIV /AIDS Strategy
Description

C1-07 Reducing Health Disparities for Women Veterans: Engaging Diverse Disciplines in
Science, Practice and Policy
Description

D1-03     Social Determinants of Alcohol-related Disparities: Epidemiology, Etiology & Treatment
Description

D1-04     Uncovering New Knowledge and Contributory Pathways in Population Health Disparities
Description

D1-05 Design, Evaluation and Policy Implications for Multilevel Interventions to Address Health
Disparities in Community-based Studies
Description

D1-06     Addressing Health Disparities in Diabetes and Related Metabolic Disorders
Description

D1-07     Addressing American Indian Oral Health Challenges: Current Research and Promising Approaches
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D1-08 Definition of Health Disparities, the Social Gradient and Chance of Risk and Disease
Conditions: Perspectives from Distributive Justice and Political Philosophy and Theory
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Track 1: Theme 3 - Primary Prevention and Health

Sessions

A1-08 Public Policies, System-level and Environmental Strategies to Address Obesity Prevention
and Health
Description

A1-09     Public Housing and Public Health Practice:  Addressing Oral Health Disparities Where People Live
Description

B1-10 Promoting Clinical and Community Preventive Services in Socially
Disadvantaged Populations
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C1-08 The Economic and Public Health Burden of Global Tobacco Use:  Current issues and
Lessons learned in Curbing the Epidemic
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C1-09     The Hidden Toll of Occupational Health Disparities
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C1-10     Disproportionate Minority Contact in the Juvenile Justice System
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D1-09     Racial Dimensions and Issues of Incarceration, Violent Crime and Criminal Justice Policies
Description

D1-10     Housing as a Contributor to Health Disparities: A Review of Progress and Remaining Challenges
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Track 1: Theme 4 - Racism, Discrimination and other Systems of Structured Inequity

Sessions

A1-10     Assessment of Racial Discrimination: Measurement and Policy Issues
Description

B1-12     Unconscious Bias: Does it Really Impact Clinical Care and What We Can Do About It     
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B1-13     Discrimination and Health Outcomes across the Lifespan: New Research and Policy, Practice, and Community Implications for Reducing Disparities
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C1-11     "How is Racism Operating Here?"  Sampler of policy and program interventions
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C1-12     Examining Critical Issues in Education: Research, Policy and its Role in Health Inequality

D1-11     Discrimination, and Health Disparities: The Role of Research, Public Policies, and Institutional Practices
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D1-12     Examining Discrimination along Multiple Axes
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Track 1: Theme 5 - Healthcare Disparities and Quality

Sessions

A1-11     Roundtable Discussion: New Directions in Healthcare Disparities Research, Practice and Policy
Description

B1-14     Patient-Centered Outcomes and Effectiveness Research in Health Disparities
Description

C1-13 Addressing Colorectal Screening Disparities in Ethnic Populations and Eliminating Disparities
in Colorectal Cancer: A Community Based Participatory Model
Description

C1-14 Is there effective, equitable care to reduce disparities in women and infant health
and mortality
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D1-14     Efforts to Address Health Equity within the Veterans Administration Healthcare System
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D1-15     Improving Patient Safety of Limited English Proficient Populations
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E1-01     Assessing health disparities and cultural competence: an integrated panel of measure developers
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E1-02 Translational and Dissemination Strategies for Promoting the Adoption of CER/PCOR Evidence
to Address Hypertension, Diabetes, and Obesity in Racial and Ethnic Communities
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Track 1: Theme 6 - Best Practices for Community Engagement

Sessions

A1-12     A Conversation on Data Sharing in Indigenous Populations
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A1-14     Addressing Health Disparities among Latinos: Innovative Academic-Community Partnerships
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B1-15     Successes, Challenges and Innovations in Community Engagement and Recruitment
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C1-15     Rigor AND Relevance in the Design of Community-based Interventions to Reduce Health Disparities
Description

D1-16 10 Years Later: Lessons Learned in a Community Based Rheumatology Clinic with an
Underserved Patient Population
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D1-17     BioEMPaCT Consortium.   Enhancing Minority Participation in Clinical Trials (EMPaCT): A National Approach to Overcoming Minority Participation Barriers through Educational and Interventional Approaches
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Track 1: Theme 7 - Health Information Technology

Sessions

A1-15 Integrated Panel Discussion:  Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information
System® (PROMIS®) and Health disparities
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C1-16     Role of health information technology in addressing health disparities
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D1-18     Identifying Health Concerns in a Multicultural and Refugee Community
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Track 1: Theme 8 - Global Population Health

Sessions

A1-16 Community-based approaches to studying health in urban slums in India: methods, findings,
and policy-level response
Description

A2-20 The U.S.-Brazil Joint Action Plan to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Discrimination and Promote
Equality (JAPER): A Cooperative Approach to Addressing Social Exclusion and Health Disparities
Description

B1-16     Addressing Social Disparities in Population Health
Description

C1-17     Narrowing the Health Inequity Gap: An On-going Challenge in the Americas
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G1-02 Using Translational and Trans-disciplinary Research Strategies in Outreach Education
and Health Literacy Study Abroad Initiatives
Description

TRACK TWO - CAPACITY-BUILDING AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Track 2: Theme 1 - Multi Sectoral Capacity-Building Initiatives

Sessions

A2-17     An Integrated Approach to Childhood Obesity Prevention
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C2-18     Food Security, Health and Sustainable Development
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Track 2: Theme 2 - Health Workforce Research and Policy

Sessions

A2-18 Promoting a Diverse Training Research, Practice and Policy Health Workforce and
Ensuring Diversity in the Health Professions
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A2-19 Mobilizing a Culturally Competent Workforce: The National Standards on Culturally and
Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health Care
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B2-17 Role of Community Health Workers in Addressing and Eliminating Health Disparities: Research and Policy Issues
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B2-18     Building Racial and Ethnic Minority Presence and Perspective in the Academic Medicine Pipeline
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C2-03     Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research: Building Capacity to Address Health Disparities of Older Adults
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C2-19     Cultural Competency and Health Literacy: Informing the Policy Cycle
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D2-20 A National Model for Enhancing Minority Behavioral Health Professionals to Address the Needs
of Under served People and Places: A Focus on Outcomes
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Track 2: Theme 3 - Community-Capacity-Building and Sustainable Economic Development

Session

B2-19     Successes, Challenges and Innovations in Community Capacity-Building
Description

D2-27 Highways to Health: A Land Revitalization Framework for Community Health Collaborations
and Public Health and Redevelopment: Creating Community Health Indicators
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D2-21     Use of a Community-University Partnership to Address Environmental Injustice, Public Health, and Revitalization Issues in North Charleston, South Carolina
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Track 2: Theme 4 - Data and Research Evaluation

Sessions

A2-21 Recruitment, Retention, and data collection among diverse population groups in the
National Children’s Study – implications for health disparities research
Description

A2-22     Data Collection Standards for Race, Ethnicity, Sex, Primary Language and Disability Status
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B2-11     Quantitative Methods for Measuring Health Disparities to Track Progress and Discriminate Among Policy Choices
Description

B2-20     Innovative Methodologies and Research Initiatives for Small Populations
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B2-21     Using HHS Data to measure ACA Impacts on Disparities
Description

C2-21 Methods for Measuring Health Disparities to Track Progress and Discriminate Among
Policy Choices
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C2-22     Use of Systems Analytic Approaches to Address Health Disparities
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D2-22     Measurement of disparities reduction in HHS Strategies Actions/Plan
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TRACK THREE - OUTREACH, PARTNERSHIPS, COLLABORATIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Track 3: Theme 1 - Public Private Partnerships for Health Equity

Sessions

A3-23 Public Health and Safety Partnerships to Address HIV Substance Abuse-Related Health
Disparities in the Criminal Justice System
Description

B3-22 A Public-Private Partnership Working to Address Healthcare Disparities: the NCI Community
Community Cancer Centers Program (NCCCP)
Description

B3-23     The National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health
Description

C3-24 President's Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children and their
Action Agenda on Asthma Disparities among children
Description

C3-25     Innovative Partnerships and Practices to Advance Health Equity
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C3-26 Global population changes, governance and health: Innovative partnerships addressing the
challenges of global healthcare influences and social disparities on population health
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D3-23     Mobilizing Partnerships and Resources to Address Homelessness: Innovative Initiatives
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Track 3: Theme 2 - Community Partnerships

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A3-24     Building strong community-academic partnerships: A pathway to ethically responsible research
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B3-24     Partnerships for Promoting Childhood Social and Behavioral Health
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D3-24     Models, Measures, and Metrics of Community-Based Participatory Research 
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Track 3: Theme 3 - Outreach Dissemination and Implementation

Sessions

A3-25 The Federal Environmental Justice Interagency Working Group: Improving Health and
Environment in Communities across America
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A3-26      Reducing Health Disparities through Innovation
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B3-25     What works to promote health equity? The state of knowledge
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B3-26 Implementation of the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding: Key to
Eliminating Disparities
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D3-25     IOM Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities: Contributions and Lessons Learned
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D3-26 Developing and Implementing the 2012 HHS Environmental Justice Strategy: The Importance of Stakeholder Engagement
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Plenary Sessions
  December 17, 2012
  December 18, 2012
  December 19, 2012
Concurrent Sessions (E/G and Workshops)
  Concurrent Sessions E/G and Workshops