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April 2015

Transforming Minority Health Outcomes

April 14, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
MetroHealth, Cleveland, OH United States + Google Map
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In recognition of Minority Health Month, The Center for Reducing Health Disparities in partnership with the Office of Inclusion and Diversity presents: "Transforming Minority Health Outcomes" Guest Speaker: Johnnie (Chip) Allen, Director, Office of Health Equity, Ohio Department of Health Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Location: MetroHealth Medical Center- Scott Auditorium Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm CME Credits of 1.5 hours will be awarded Complimentary Lunch Provided RSVP Information: Send full name and any inquiries to Keisha Herbert at diversityoffice@metrohealth.org or call 216)…

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Sharing the Vision: Transforming Health Outcomes through the Lens of Minorities

April 15, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
MetroHealth, Cleveland, OH United States + Google Map
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In recognition of Minority Health Month, the Center for Reducing Health Disparities in partnership with the Office of Inclusion and Diversity presents: A Panel Discussion:                                  “Sharing the Vision: Transforming Health Outcomes through the lens of Minorities” Featuring: Marilyn Burns LaShawn Hicks, MSN, RN Stacey Jolly, MD, MAS, FACP DeAngelo Knuckles Sheng Liu, MD Eduardo Munoz, RN, BSN Kaine Onwuzulike, MD, PhD   Date: Wednesday,…

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May 2015

Eliza Bryant Speaker Series Kick Off

May 21, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Eliza Bryant Village, 7201 Wade Park Avenue
Cleveland, OH United States
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Neighborhood Connections is hosting a community health conversation about kidney disease and minority health. Let’s Talk Health is a quarterly speaker series focused on healthy living to reduce chronic disease and featuring an array of innovative leaders in the healthcare industry. Hosted at the historic Eliza Bryant Village in Hough, each talk will include a reception, presentation and conversation. Next week's speaker is Dr. Charles Modlin, director of Cleveland Clinic Minority Men’s Health Center, one of only about 20 African-American…

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October 2015

Special Presentation: “Engaging Communities in Health, Health Care, and Research” Guest Speaker: Meredith Minkler, DrPH, MPH

October 6, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Woodhill Community Center, 2491 Baldwin Road
Cleveland, OH 44104 United States
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Dr. Meredith Minkler is Professor in the Graduate Group, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley. She was founding director of the UC Berkeley Center on Aging, and has close to 40 years' experience teaching, conducting research, and partnering with underserved communities to address health inequities through community building, organizing, and community- engaged research. Her current research includes community and policy interventions to address food insecurity, youth disempowerment and criminal justice reform. Dr. Minkler also is working with African colleagues…

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February 2017

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History Lecture: Mother’s Milk- Debunking Myths, Exploring Evolution & Updating Medicine

February 10 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive
University Circle, OH 44106 United States
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Mother's Milk: Debunking Myths, Exploring Evolution & Updating Medicine Speaker: Dr. Katie Hinde, Associate Professor, Center for Evolution & Medicine, School of Human Evolution & Social Change, Arizona State University Event Description: Did you know mother's milk is older than dinosaurs? Or that the "biological recipe" of milk differs for sons and daughters? Mother's milk is food, medicine, and message that organizes a baby's brain, body, and behavior. What we take for granted in the grocery store dairy aisle has been…

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March 2017

Nearby Nature Experiences for Human Health and Wellness – What Do We Know?

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive
University Circle, OH 44106 United States
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$5

Dr. Kathleen Wolf is a research social scientist with the University of Washington's College of the Environment in Seattle, and has a joint appointment with the US Forest Service Pacific NW Research Station. Dr. Wolf is a nationally recognized expert in the field of urban forestry and greening and the co-benefits of green infrastructure. People have intuitively recognized the benefits of spending time in nature. A surge of research in recent years has helped us to better understand a wide…

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April 2017

The Gathering Place Presents: Cancer in the African American Family-Navigating the Health Care System

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Receive information that can help make the journey through the healthcare maze easier. Dr. Sonja Harris Haywood will discuss what questions to ask, how to interact with your healthcare team & ways to advocate for yourself or a loved one. Held at New Freedom Ministries, 3476 E. 152nd St, Cleveland, Ohio 44120 Advance registration required. To register, click here

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The Gathering Place Presents: Cancer in the African American Family- Communicating with Family & Friends

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

People cope differently when faced with a health care challenge. Discuss helpful ways to share information, support each other & ask for what you need. Hear from a panel of cancer survivors & family members. This event will be held at the Cleveland Clinic Langston Hughes Community Health & Education Center   2390 E. 79th St, Cleveland, Ohio 44104 To register, click here     

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The Gathering Place Presents: Cancer in the African American Family- Managing Emotions

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Gathering Place-East, 23300 Commerce Park
Beachwood, OH 44122 United States
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How do you handle the fear, anger, sadness, anxiety & range of emotions that come when you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer? Learn helpful ways to manage the emotions that can be experienced when a family is faced with cancer. Opportunities for interaction, sharing & listening. This event will be held at The Gathering Place East. To register, click here  

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