In conjunction with the 5th International Conference on Hmong Studies, the pre-conference on "Intercultural Collegiate Cancer: Understanding Minority Health Disparities and Making Connections" aims to create awareness of the disproportion in health accessibility and health challenges facing underserved communities of color. Presenters represent diverse disciplines from community health organizations, researcher institutions, and the professional work force. The program will consist of guest speakers, panel discussions, break-out session and a professional round-table discussion that will provide student mentorship.
Some of these health organizations and institutions include:
- Intercultural Cancer Council
- Minnesota Department of Health
- Indigenous Peoples Task Force
- Insuroon (Envisioning Better Health Outcomes for Somali Women)
- National African American Tobacco Network
- Baylor College of Medicine
- Hmong American Partnership
- American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
- American Indian Cancer Foundation
Students pursing in biomedical sciences, including laboratory, clinical, behavioral, and community-based research, public health, medicine, nursing and health education are highly encourage to attend. Students from all other fields of study are also welcome.
Buenger Education Center
Concordia University - St. Paul
1280 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
Friday, March 21, 2014 8 am – 5 pm
Registration is free. Pre-registration is highly encouraged, walk-in registration are welcome. Space is limited to first 120 people.
Intercultural Cancer Council, Baylor College of Medicine, & International Conference on Hmong Studies.
For questions contact:
Moua Kong Vue, Undergraduate Student Assistant
Center for Hmong Studies, Concordia University - St. Paul
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Office: 651-603-6337