Conference will spotlight outreach to minority communities and COVID-19’s impact on vulnerable populations

16th Annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities Speakers:

  • Sylvia Trent-Adams, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP, Chief Strategy Officer, HSC Fort Worth.
  • Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine; Co-Director of the Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Development, Baylor College of Medicine.
  • Monica Webb-Hooper, PhD, Deputy Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health.
  • Emily Spence, PhD, Associate Dean and Associate Professor, School of Public Health, HSC Fort Worth.
  • Robert L. Ferrer, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Director of Community Engagement, Institute for the Integration of Medicine and Science, UT Health San Antonio.
  • Jasmine J. Opusunju, DrPH, MSEd, CHES, CPH, Executive Director, CAN DO Houston
  • Lorna H. McNeill, PhD., MPH, Cullen Trust Health Care Chair in Health Disparities Research, MD Anderson Cancer Center.
  • Luis R. Torres-Hostos, PhD, Founding Dean and Professor, School of Social Work, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
  • Rebecca A. Seguin-Fowler, PhD, CSCS, RD, Associate Director, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Chief Scientific Officer, Healthy Texas, Texas A&M University.
  • Hoda Badr, PhD, Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine.
  • Stephen B. Thomas, PhD, Professor Health Policy & Management School of Public Health, Director, Maryland Center for Health Equity (tentative).
  • Gary Kesling, PhD, Tarrant County Public Health.
  • Vinny Taneja, PhD, Tarrant County Public Health.
  • Venus Gines, MA, P/CHWI, President/Founder, Día de la Mujer Latina® Inc.

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