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Delta Clinical & Translational Health Disparities Conference

health disparities conference

Please join the health disparities researchers of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), and Tulane University (TU) at the Delta Clinical and Translational Health Disparities Conference. The conference will be held on Thursday, July 19, 2018 in Jackson, MS on the UMMC campus from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. The conference is designed to bring together health disparities researchers from UTHSC with those from UMMC and TU, allowing them to share their research interests, and catalyze new collaborative partnerships that will result in the submission of a UTHSC/TU/UMMC CORNET Award proposal in Health Disparities Research. There will be keynote speakers from each institution, a poster session, and networking. There is no requirement to present a poster or give a talk to attend, no registration fee, and the conference is open to all faculty, staff, students, and postdocs.

Registration is now open for the conference. To register, please see the registration instructions below and/or click the "Register Now" button on the righthand side of this webpage. The registration deadline is Friday, July 13, 2018. If others in your group would like to attend the conference, please have them register through the registration website.

As part of your registration, you will be asked to respond to several questions regarding your research interests. The data you provide will allow us to create a secure, searchable database using Google Sheets, where health disparities investigators from each campus can search for and view research profiles of conference attendees. Upon completion of your registration, you will receive an email confirmation that includes a link to the researcher database, along with directions on how to use it.

Can't attend but interested in a collaboration?

If you cannot attend the conference but are interested in a collaboration, please complete the online registration, sharing your research interests so you can find collaborators and others can find you.

How to Register for the Delta Clinical & Translational Health Disparities Conference:

  1. Navigate to the Delta Clinical & Translational Health Disparities Conference website or click the "Register Now" button on the right-hand side of this webpage.
  2. Carefully read all the registration details and complete your online registration by filling in all the required fields. You will not be able to complete your registration without filling in all the required fields. If a required field does not apply to you, please enter "na" into the field. Upon completion of registration, you will receive an email confirmation that includes a link to the researcher database, along with directions on how to use it.

If you have a question about the UTHSC/TU/UMMC CORNET Award in Health Disparities Research, the Health Disparities Conference in Jackson, MS, or any other concerns, please e-mail the administrators, Lisa Youngentob or Sarah Bloch.

Thursday, July 19, 2018
9:30 am – 3:30 pm
The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS

 

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Last Published: Jun 7, 2018