Wednesday, April 24, 2013

April Update

Please see pictures from the Red River Valley Heart Walk 2013:

Here are some other activities that I have been doing, or will be doing throughout the remaining month of April:

April 16- I met with the Mission Outcomes Committee for the American Cancer.Society in Atlanta, GA. 

April 17- Keynote address at the Oklahoma City Tribal Epidemiology Center Annual Public Health Conference in Tulsa, OK.

5th Annual OCAITHB
TEC Public Health Conference
~April 16-17, 2013~
“Uniting Forces for a Healthy Indian Country”
Hard Rock Hotel near Tulsa, Oklahoma
777 W. Cherokee St.
Catoosa, OK 74015

The Oklahoma City Area Inter-Tribal Health Board (OCAITHB) is a non-profit organization based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  The board was established in 1972 to provide a unified voice for the 43 federally recognized tribes located in the states of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.  Board membership includes representatives from the 12 service units in the Indian Health Service Oklahoma City Area.
More information about this organization can be found here.

April 18-I provided a webinar to the U.S. Department of State regarding "Aboriginal Health Outreach" that will be broadcast to multiple U.S. Embassies, including Canada and Suriname. This webinar is not available to the public. 

April 24-Representatives from the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board / Epidemiology Center / Native American Research Center for Health will be here to provide a noontime lecture on their public health and research programs.
For more information, see their website.

Also, please see this video from Public Health Live!
American Indian Public Health Disparities: Regional Differences in Health from Public Health Live! on Vimeo.

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