4th Latinx Health Conference “Mind Your Health: Community-centered Solutions to Mental Health Issues”

 

Centro SOL, the Urban Health Institute and the American Academy of Pediatrics Maryland Chapter present the 4th Latinx Health Conference, Mind Your Health: Community-centered Solutions to Mental Health Issues.

Community solutions to address mental health issues, acculturation, protective factors, disparities in treatment and prevention of mental health issues among Latinx, mental health as a public health problem will be among the relevant and timely topics discussed.

Date and Time

March 19, 2019 from 8 am to 4 pm at 600 S. Conkling St. in Baltimore.

Who can attend?

For those interested in Latinx mental health - community leaders, healthcare providers, policymakers, researchers and graduate students.

CME credit approval in process. Sponsorship opportunities available.

For more information, please contact lhconf2019@jhmi.edu

Keynote speakers

Margarita Alegría, PhD, Chief of the of the Disparities Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School will be the keynote speaker. Dr. Alegria is a renowned researcher on mental health topics and has been widely recognized and cited.

David E. Hayes-Bautista, PhD, will talk about the impact of demographic shift in the mental health outcomes. Dr. Hayes-Bautista is currently a Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. His research appears in a variety of medical journals  and among his published books areThe Burden of Support: Young Latinos in an Aging Society and El Cinco de Mayo: An American Tradition. 

Agenda

8:00am-8:45am Registration and Welcome

8:45am-9:00am Opening Remarks - Tina Cheng, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Children's Center

9:00am-10:00am Keynote: The Role for Feasible and Sustainable Community-based Interventions

Margarita Alegria, PhD, Chief of the Disparities Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital

10:00am-10:15am Photo Exhibit - Tomas Ayuso - Portraits of the Journey

10:15am-11:30am Panel: Community Solutions to Address Mental Health

11:30am-12:30pm Keynote: demographic shift from a population health lens

David Hayes-Bautista, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture at the School of Medicine, UCLA

12:30pm-1:15pm Testimonials and Poem - Lunch break

1:15pm-2:30pm Panel: Acculturation factors, the demographic shifts, and importance of the infrastructure

2:30pm-2:45pm Special Announcement - Cathy Brill, Executive Director, Leonard & Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation

2:45pm-3:00pm Reflecting on our day

3:00pm-4:00pm Breakout Presentations - Working with newly arrived children/youth. Experiences from clinical and community perspectives.

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