Our Health Matters Maternal and Child Health Equity Conference
September 30, 2016 - October 1, 2016

Day 1 - September 30, 2016, 4-7pm
4:00pm Youth Health Art Exhibit Opens and Awards
5:00pm Welcome & Reception
5:30pm - 7:00pm Keynote & Q&A - Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD
President, American Public Health Association

 

Day 2 - October 1, 2016, 10-4pm
9:00am Onsite Registration (online registration encouraged), Community gathering, Vendor exhibits, and Scientific Exhibit (light breakfast)
10:00am Welcome & Community Greetings
10:30am Keynote Speaker & Q&A -  Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD
12:30pm Boxed Lunch & Unnatural causes video viewing
1:00pm

Panel Discussions

Breastfeeding
Kimarie Bugg, MSN, MPH, CLC, CEO and Change Leader of Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere Inc. (ROSE), a nonprofit corporation developed to address breastfeeding disparities in the African American community.

Advocacy & Empowerment
(Patient-Provider Communication)- Judy Mandrell, BSW, CO- Pastor, Life Changers, Church of God in Christ, Inc. Founder and CEO of Dream Builders Greatness Empowerment Center, Inc. This Non-profit organization is designed to help people “DARE TO DREAM”. Host, Real Talk with Judy, Radio Show Host.

Stress/Mental Health
DeAnna M. Burney, Ph.D., Psychologist/Associate Professor of Psychology, Florida A&M University, Psychology Department

2:00pm Breakout Sessions (concurrent sessions, pick 2 of 3 topics above)
3:15pm Call to action with Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD
3:50pm Closing