Some of our past calendar events are below.
SOUTHERN PLAINS TRIBAL PUBLIC HEALTH BOARD 2020 CONFERENCE
From SPHB: JOIN US for the Tribal Public Health Conference 2020! Our 2020 theme embodies the restorative spirit of courage, healing, and resiliency in our Native people. In our communities, our homes, and individually, we must take ownership over our own stories and write daring new endings!
DATES: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 – 00:00 to Thursday, April 16, 2020 – 00:00
WEAR BLUE FRIDAY
Wear BLUE Day is celebrated every year on the Friday of Men’s Health Week! For 2019, Wear Blue Day is Friday, June 14. Friday of Men’s Health Week has been officially named Wear BLUE Day.
Wear BLUE Day is celebrated by private corporations, government agencies, sports teams, and individuals to show their concern for the health and wellbeing of boys and men. wear_blue_capOrganizations and individuals can host a Wear BLUE day to raise awareness and money for education about men’s need to seek regular checkups, or testicular cancer education, prostate cancer education, or other health issues that affect men. (Cardiovascular disease, skin cancer, lung cancer, diabetes, gout, and more.)
To particiapte, take a photo of yourself, friends, or co-workers wearing blue on June 14 and post to social media using the #ShowUsYourBlue hashtag. Men’s Health Network will be busy reposting and interacting with the hashtag throughout the day.
DATES: Friday, June 14, 2019 – 12:00 to 23:00
CONGRESSIONAL MEN’S HEALTH CAUCUS TO HOLD BRIEFING ON FIRST RESPONDERS FACING HEALTH HAZARDS: 9-11 AND BEYOND
Men’s Health Network, the Oncology Nursing Society, and the International Association of Black Professional Firefighters in collaboration with the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus, Congressmen Markwayne Mullin (OK) and Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ) will hold the “First Responders Facing Health Hazards: 9-11 and Beyond” briefing on May 16, 2019 in 2103 Rayburn House Office Building. The briefing will inform members of Congress and their staff about the pressing health and safety issues faced by firefighters and other emergency medical services personnel.
WHEN: Thursday, May 16, 2019
12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m. (Lunch will be included)
WHERE: 2103 Rayburn House Office Building
DATES: Thursday, May 16, 2019 – 12:00
AMERICAN ONCOLOGY ASSOCIATION 2019 ANNUAL MEETING
Join urologists around the globe at the 2019 AUA Annual Meeting in Chicago. The Annual Meeting, in its 114th year, is the largest gathering of urologists in the world, providing unparalleled access to groundbreaking research, new guidelines and the latest advances in urologic medicine. With all the AUA has to offer, it’s no wonder Annual Meeting attendees repeatedly report that the knowledge they take from the meeting positively impacts their practices.
2301 S. Martin Luther King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616
DATES: Friday, May 3, 2019 – 08:30 to Monday, May 6, 2019 – 12:00
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SUICIDOLOGY 52ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE
You are invited to join hundreds of your colleagues in Denver, Colorado to participate in a conference of people interested in suicide prevention, intervention, postvention, and research. This unique event is specifically designed to meet the diverse interests and needs of attendees while creating a powerful opportunity for networking, learning, and moving the field of suicidology forward.
Sheraton Downtown in Denver, CO
DATES: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 – 08:30 to Saturday, April 27, 2019 – 12:00
NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HISPANIC HEALTH
National Conference On Hispanic Health, organized by the National Hispanic Medical Association will near, Washington, D.C. The conference will focus on inter-professional training of physicians, nurses, and health teams and cover areas like diabetes, cancer, obesity, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, HIV/AIDS, pain management, Zika virus, as well as health professions education, diversity and cultural competence and faculty development, research about Hispanic health and health reform – ACA and medical practice reform.
Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport
2799 Richmond Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202
DATES: Thursday, April 11, 2019 – 08:30 to Sunday, April 14, 2019 – 12:00
WEBINAR: PERCEPTIONS OF HPV PREVENTION IN MEN AND BOYS
Human papillomavirus infection is estimated to be the most common sexually transmitted infection. Educational outreach about HPV is often focused on women because having the virus increases their cervical cancer risk. Yet over half of sexually active men in the U.S. will have HPV at some time in their life, increasing their risk of developing certain cancers. This webinar will discuss perceptions and knowledge about HPV prevention in boys and men.
- Educate public health practitioners and other identified audiences about HPV infection in men and boys and the increased risk of developing certain cancers
- Discuss perceptions and knowledge about HPV in men and boys
- Address the need for educational outreach for men and boys to lessen HPV transmission
- Expanded knowledge of the challenges related to HPV transmission and prevention in men and boys
- Increased numbers of informed stakeholders and champions to promote sexual health and mitigate cancer risks in men and boys
- Jean Bonhomme, MD, MPH, Founder, National Black Men’s Health Network
- Hannah Balcezak, student researcher, Texas A&M University
- Shane Fernando, PhD, MS, FRSPH, Assistant Professor, UNTHSC Department of Pediatrics
DATES: Thursday, March 28, 2019 – 10:00 to 11:00
RESTORING FAMILY UNIT SEMINAR
Sept. 9 – 11, 2019 Billings, Montana
A seminar designed to encourage and promote responsible fatherhood and motherhood. Individuals gain a deeper appreciation for the past and an understanding of their true identity, self-worth, and infinite ability to positively influence their children’s lives by creating safe and happy homes.
TNF, CPS workers, court case workers, social services providers, tribal leaders, district and tribal court judges, fathers, mothers, grandparents, and personnel are all encouraged to attend.
- Fathers and mothers as leaders
- Positive ways to build relationships
- Addressing family violence and abuse
Keynote speaker: Albert M. Pooley
DATES: Monday, September 9, 2019 – 09:00 to Wednesday, September 11, 2019 – 18:00
2019 ANNUAL UROLOGY ADVOCACY SUMMIT
The American Urological Association will host its second Annual Urology Advocacy Summit on March 4-6, 2019, on Capitol Hill in the heart of Washington, D.C. This AUA-led event will continue to expand, strengthen and unify the voice of urology on policy matters impacting our practices and patients by bringing together a broad array of stakeholders, including patient advocates and researchers.
DATES: Monday, March 4, 2019 – 23:00 to Wednesday, March 6, 2019 – 18:00
PROSTATE CANCER TODAY CONFERENCE
This conference (our 3rd since 2017) will address these questions and many more. Every cancer, every patient, and every caregiver are different. Bring your individual questions and let us help you find practical, meaningful answers.
Cohen Center (FL Gulf Coast University)
Parking Lot Five FGCU Lake Pkwy W
Fort Myers, FL 33965
DATES: Saturday, March 2, 2019 – 08:30 to 18:00
CONGRESSIONAL MEN’S HEALTH CAUCUS TO HOLD BRIEFING ON VETERANS AND ACTIVE MILITARY: MENTAL HEALTH AND SUICIDE ISSUES
Men’s Health Network in collaboration with the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus, Congressmen Markwayne Mullin (OK) and Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ) will hold the “Veterans and Active Military: Mental Health and Suicide Issues” briefing on January 15 in 2045 Rayburn House Office Building. The briefing will inform members of Congress and their staff about the pressing mental health problems affecting veterans and active military while highlighting the work that key agencies are engaged in.
RSVP is encouraged, but not required.
Please contact Damien Christian at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-543-6461 x 101 for more information or to RSVP.
WHAT: Veterans and Active Military: Mental Health and Suicide Issues
WHO: Representative Markwayne Mullin; Oklahoma (Confirmed)
Representative Donald Payne, Jr.; New Jersey (Confirmed)
Department of Defense (DoD)
Defense Suicide Prevention Program (DSPO)
Adam K Walsh, PhD, LCSW
DSPO Director of Research and Program Evaluation
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Keita Franklin, LCSW, PhD
National Director, Suicide Prevention
Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Richard T. McKeon, PhD, MPH
Chief, Suicide Prevention Branch
Veterans Health Council
Maureen Elias, MA
WHEN: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m. (Lunch will be included)
WHERE: 2045 Rayburn House Office Building
DATES: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 – 12:00
AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL MEETING AND EXPO
APHA’s Annual Meeting and Expo is the largest annual gathering of public health professionals. More than 12,000 people attend, and thousands of new abstracts are presented each year, making APHA 2018 the most influential meeting in public health. Prepare for the meeting by learning specific information for presenters and attendees.
APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo, Nov. 10-14
Theme: “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now”
Location: San Diego Convention Center, 111 W Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA 92101
DATES: Saturday, November 10, 2018 – 00:00 to Wednesday, November 14, 2018 – 12:00
THE AFFIRMING FATHERHOOD CONFERENCE
Keynote speakers for the Conference include:
- Dr. Michael Thompson, author, psychologist, school consultant, specializing in children and parenting; author or co-author of nine books, including the New York Times bestseller, Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys
- Kenneth Braswell is the Executive Director of Fathers Incorporated (FI), a not-for-profit organization that serves as a leader in the promotion of Responsible Fatherhood. He is also the author of the children’s book “Daddy There’s a Noise Outside”, a book that teaches parents how to speak to their children about protesting injustices in their community. He has also penned “Daddy’s Feeling Blue”, “Daddy’s Family Tree”, “When the Tear Won’t Fall” and “Gentle Warriors”. In addition to writing books, Mr. Braswell is also the creator of two powerful documentaries “Spit’in Anger” and “Dark Hearts”
- And Rick Peckham the Tampa Bay Lightning play by play announcer
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Deborah Austin, (813) 712-6302, email@example.com
Michael Morgan, (813) 712-6322, firstname.lastname@example.org
Holiday Inn Tampa Westshore
700 N Westshore Blvd
Tampa, FL 33609
DATES: Friday, September 21, 2018 – 09:00 to 15:00
HEART-HEALTH & AFIB SCREENING DURING NYCFC VS SOUNDERS FC SOCCER GAME
Join Men’s Health Network and its partners CardioSmart and the Heart Rhythm Society for a free health screening including an atrial fibrillation screening. The event happens before the NYCFC vs Sounders FC Soccer Game in Seattle, Washington.
Sunday, July 29 12:30 – 2: 00 PM
800 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134
Event supported by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer.
DATES: Sunday, July 29, 2018 – 12:30 to 14:30
MEN’S MENTAL HEALTH TWITTER CHAT
Join Advocates for Men’s Health, American Public Health Association, Men’s Health Caucus of the APHA, Men’s Health Network, the Office of Minority Health, and Health Equity Analytics Lab for the 2018 Men’s Health Month Chat. Use the #MensHealthMonth and #MensMentalHealth hashtags during the chat start from 1-2 p.m. EST on Tuesday, June 19.
DATES: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – 14:00
MEN’S HEALTH WEEK KICKS OFF TODAY
National Men’s Health Week (NMHW) is charging into its 24th year today as Men’s Health Month continues all June. NMHW is celebrated each year as the week that ends on Father’s Day, June 11-17 this year. The week is celebrated around the globe as International Men’s Health Week.
A key part of the continued momentum is the annual event and social media campaign, including:
- International Men’s Health Week Chat with Men’s Health Network is scheduled for June 14
- Congress joins the celebration with a Congressional Workout, planned for June 14.
- #ShowUsYourBlue campaign: People all over the world take pictures of themselves and others wearing blue to increase awareness for men’s health.
- The #ShowUsYourBlue social media storm is on Wear Blue Friday, June 15, the Friday of Men’s Health Week
DATES: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 – 22:45 to Sunday, June 17, 2018 – 23:00
CONGRESSIOMAL BRIEFING: OPIOIDS AND MEN IN THE WORK PLACE
What: Men’s Health Network in Collaboration with the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus will hold the “Opioids and Men in the Work Place How Are Drugs Affecting Men and Employment? What is different about opioids?” briefing
When: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm 2253 Rayburn HOB
- Jean Bonhomme, MD, MPH Morehouse School of Medicine, Assistant Professor Certified by American Board of Addiction Medicine and American Board of Preventive Medicine. National Black Men’s Health Network, Founder.
- Todd Washam, Air Conditioning Contractors of America, Director of Industry Relations
- Duanne Pearson Premier Inc, Director of Federal Affairs
- Andrew Sperling National Alliance on Mental Illness, Director, Legislative and Policy Advocacy
- Damien Christian Men’s Health Network, Strategic Alliances
DATES: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 – 12:15
MEN’S HEALTH MONTH IS COMING IN JUNE
June is Men’s Health Month, an annual awareness period solely dedicated to education and activities on the health and wellness of men and boys. Men’s Health Week, a special awareness period recognized by Congress, is also celebrated. Men’s Health Week concludes on Father’s Day, June 11-17 this year. The week is celebrated as International Men’s Health Week around the globe.
To honor the occasion, Men’s Health Network will be offering media interviews with its team of medical advisors and health experts in the fields of mental health, sexual health, and general health and wellness.
For media inquiries or to schedule an interview with a medical expert contact Joshua Garner at email@example.com
MORE ON MEN’S HEALTH MONTH
The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury.
Men’s Health Network (MHN) is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to reach men, boys, and their families where they live, work, play, and pray with health awareness messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation. Learn more about MHN and follow them on Twitter @MensHlthNetwork or Facebook.
Established in 2007, the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus strives to set a healthier standard of living for all men and boys. The Caucus promotes awareness of health issues specific to males, advocates for health prevention such as cancer screenings, and promotes legislation that will improve the health of men.
DATES: Friday, June 1, 2018 – 01:00 to Saturday, June 30, 2018 – 23:00
CONGRESSIONAL MEN’S HEALTH CAUCUS TO HOLD BRIEFING ON LATEST USPSTF PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING GUIDELINES
Men’s Health Network in collaboration with the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus and the Prostate Cancer Task Force will hold the “USPSTF Explains the Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines New Guidelines are Final – What do they Mean?” briefing on Thursday, May 17 at 2253 Rayburn House Office Building from 12:00 noon to 1:15 p.m.
The briefing comes just a week after the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued new guidelines urging men to talk to their healthcare providers about when, or if, they need to be screened for prostate cancer using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening test.
The Task Force is a government supported panel composed of national medical experts whose recommendations influence healthcare providers and both public and private insurance coverage decisions.
RSVP is encouraged, but not required. Please contact Damien Christian at Briefing@menshealthnetwork.org or 202-543-6461 x 101 for more information or to RSVP.
WHAT: USPSTF Explains the Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines New Guidelines are Final – What do they Mean?
- Representative Donald Payne, Jr. (Invited) Tenth District, Tennessee
- Representative Markwayne Mullin (Invited) Second District, Oklahoma
- Damien Christian Men’s Health Network, Strategic Alliances
- Alex H. Krist, MD, MPH U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, Vice-Chairperson
- Raegan Durant, MD, MPH University of Alabama, Birmingham, School of Medicine Division of Preventive Medicine, Associate Professor
- Nilay M. Gandhi, MD Potomac Urology
- Darrel Sabbs Phoebe Putney Hospital System, Georgia, Community Benefits Coordinator
- Thomas Berger, PhD Veterans Health Council, Executive Director
WHEN: Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m. (Lunch will be included)
WHERE: 2253 Rayburn House Office Building
DATES: Thursday, May 17, 2018 – 12:00
NATIONAL WOMEN’S HEALTH WEEK
National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) is a weeklong health observance coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health (OWH). Kicking off each year on Mother’s Day, it empowers women 18+ to make their health a priority and encourages them to take the following steps to improve their physical and mental health and lower their risks of certain diseases:
- Visit a doctor or nurse for a checkup (well-woman visit) and preventive screenings
- Get active
- Eat healthy
- Pay attention to mental health, including getting enough sleep and managing stress.
- Avoid unhealthy behaviors, such as smoking, texting while driving, and not wearing a seatbelt or bicycle helmet
DATES: Sunday, May 13, 2018 – 03:00 to Saturday, May 19, 2018 – 12:00
JOIN THE #BALLCHAT TESTICULAR CANCER AWARENESS TWITTER
Testicular Cancer Awareness Month is going out with a bang this April. Be sure to log onto Twitter Thursday, April 26 to join the Testicular Cancer Awareness Month Twitter Chat hosted by Men’s Health Network.
DATES: Thursday, April 26, 2018 – 14:00
FIT FATHERS DAY CELEBRATION
WHO: The Fit Fathers Foundation is a 501(c) 3 charitable organization, educates and activates through engaging information on positive health, fitness tips and guidelines, nourishment strategies and overall wellness. Fit Fathers enlightens fathers with platforms for eating whole, nutritional foods and incorporating stimulating activity in their daily regimen, while encouraging them to lead their families to healthier lifestyle habits. Dads who exercise consistently, eat well and energize their physique can live longer and live stronger!
WHAT: 5th Annual Fit Fathers Day Celebration, a D.C. Metro area event that provides dads with the tools needed to engage their family in fitness, positive wellness and healthy living, while honoring the true meaning of fatherhood.
Visit www.FitFathers.com for full details on our health and fitness initiative for fathers and their families. Past partners have included The Washington Auto Show, Whole Foods, Yokohama, Mothers Car Care, Nike, Under Armour, Radio One, Children’s National Hospital, Shoe City, City Sports, Nissan, VW, LA Fitness, Men’s Health Network, The Marines, Wegmans, and many more. HOST: This year’s ambassador will be the Baltimore Ravens Kyle Arrington who is a proud Fit Father of two.
Veterans Plaza Downtown, Silver Spring, MD
DATES: Sunday, June 17, 2018 – 00:45
FOURTH ANNUAL SUMMIT ON FATHERHOOD AND THE HEALTH AND WELLNESS OF BOYS AND MEN
The National Healthy Start Association (NHSA) in partnership with Men’s Health Network (MHN) is pleased to announce the 2018 Annual Summit: Fatherhood and Health and Wellness of Boys and Men. This event is a unique opportunity for researchers, policymakers and community-based practitioners to convene in a two-day Summit to expand, share and grow the fields of working with fathers and men’s health.
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington,
DC 20001, US
DATES: Saturday, March 24, 2018 – 09:00
LINKS BETWEEN OPIOIDS AND DEPRESSION, ANXIETY IN MEN AND BOYS
Men’s Health Network in collaboration with the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus, Congressmen Markwayne Mullin (OK) and Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ) will hold the “Men’s and Boys’ Mental Health Issues: Gateways to Opioid and Drug Abuse?” briefing on Tuesday, January 30 at 2103 Rayburn House Office Building from 12:00 noon to 1:15 p.m.
Anxiety, fear, delinquency, under-diagnosed depression, PTSD, suicide: All conditions that are associated with boys and men across the lifespan.
What are the causes and solutions, and do these lead to drug and opioid abuse? These issues will be explored by key researchers and practitioners in this timely briefing.
An overview of the latest research in mental health issues in men and boys will be featured, as well as the latest policy recommendations to improve equity in access to services.
RSVP is encouraged, but not required. Please contact Colin Stephenson at Briefing@menshealthnetwork.org or 202-543-6461 x 101 for more information or to RSVP.
WHEN: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 12:00 noon – 1:15 p.m. (Lunch will be included) W
HERE: 2103 Rayburn House Office Building
DATES: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 – 12:00
YOUNG SURVIVOR COALITION NATIONAL SUMMIT
Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. YSC offers resources, connections and outreach so women feel supported, empowered and hopeful.
The National Summit is a conference for young women diagnosed with breast cancer before their 41st birthday, their co-survivors and healthcare providers.
Attendees can expect to connect with 600 young survivors, along with their co-survivors.
February 23 – February 25 Feb 23 at 12 PM to Feb 25 at 2:30 PM Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld 6677 Sea Harbor Dr, Orlando, Florida 32821
DATES: Friday, February 23, 2018 – 00:45 to Sunday, February 25, 2018 – 13:30
15TH ANNUAL “FATHERHOOD IS LEADERSHIP” NATIONAL CONFERENCE
The Native American Fatherhood & Families Association will hold the annual “Fatherhood Is Leadership” National Conference. Nov. 6 – 8, 2018 We-Ko-Pa Resort and Conference Center Fort McDowell, AZ.
DATES: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 – 00:00 to Thursday, November 1, 2018 – 00:00
CALL FOR PROPOSALS – APHAS 2018 ANNUAL MEETING & EXPO: MEN’S HEALTH CAUCUS
Deadline: Feb. 19, 2018
The Men’s Health Caucus of the American Public Health Association invites abstracts from Public Health professionals, students and other individuals in related fields to present results of scientific research, program evaluation, policy analysis, and lessons learned from research or practice during the Public Health Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held November 10 – November 14 in San Diego, CA.
The Men’s Health Caucus strongly encourages the abstract submission of topics related to the overall the APHA theme “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now” as well as focusing on Men’s Health. Individuals with local, national and international research experience are encouraged to submit, as well as, new investigators and students.
DATES: Monday, February 19, 2018 – 03:00
AMERICAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION 2018 CONFERENCE
Don’t miss the American Urological Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting! Last year’s meeting welcomed more than 16,000 attendees from more than 100 countries around the world, underscoring the meeting’s value to the global urologic community.
This year’s meeting will feature more innovative programming and educational offerings than ever before, giving you unparalleled access to groundbreaking research, the latest clinical guidelines and the most advanced technologies in urology!
The Moscone Center
800 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
DATES: Friday, May 18, 2018 – 08:30 to Monday, May 21, 2018 – 18:30
#SALUDTUESDAYS TWITTER CHAT
Join the #SaludTues Tweet Chat on “Making 2018 Healthier For Latinos” Tuesday, January 16 at 1 p.m. EST Follow #SaludTues to participate in the chat!
DATES: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 – 13:00
FREE HEALTH SCREENING
Join Heart Rhythm Society, CardioSmart, and Men’s Health Network Sunday, Dec. 17 at the Jacksonville Jaguars VS Houston Texans for a free health screening, including screenings for blood pressure EKG testing, and chat with medical professionals. Those who attend will have a chance to win signed Jaguars memorabilia.
Sunday, Dec. 17 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Everbank Field Fan Entertainment Zone (outside the stadium)
One EverBank Field Drive Jacksonville, FL
DATES: Sunday, December 17, 2017 – 10:00
AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH WEBINAR SERIES: TACKLING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN THE CHICKASAW NATION
Join us for a special webinar hosted by the American Indian and Alaska Native NPA Caucus. Define Your Direction is a comprehensive prescription opioid abuse prevention movement created by the Chickasaw Nation using Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and Southern Plains Tribal Health Board funding.
DATE: Thursday, January 25, 2018
TIME: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
MODERATOR: Tom Anderson (Cherokee), Director, Office for Advancement of American Indians in Medicine and Science, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, and Member, American Indian and Alaska Native NPA Caucus
SPEAKER: Miranda Willis, Strategic Prevention Data Analyst/Tribal Liaison, Chickasaw Nation
DATES: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 – 03:00
OFFICE OF MINORITY HEALTH PRESENTS: MEN’S HEALTH COMMUNITY DIALOGUE- LOS ANGELES
Monday, December 04, 2017 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM (Pacific Time) Founder’s Club at Galen Center, USC 3400 S. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90089
Come join the Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in a town hall-style discussion to examine the historical, social, economic, physical and biological factors that contribute to increased rates of premature death among racial and ethnic minority men.
This event will allow men an opportunity to sound off on the social determinants of health they face. The goal for each session is to begin conversations on key areas of health focus for racial and ethnic minority men, due to their disproportionately worse health outcomes compared to other men. The topic areas for discussion include: Access to Services, Mental Health, and Prevention.
DATES: Monday, December 4, 2017 – 04:30