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August 2021

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WORKFORCE AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT  Enhancing and Strengthening Public HealthASTHO and the Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) at Morehouse School of Medicine, with support from CDC, invite you to apply to the Diverse Executives Leading in Public Health (DELPH) program. This new program will increase and strengthen participants’ visibility and exposure in public health systems, access to key networks, and leadership development opportunities.Program participants will be selected from experienced public health professionals who self-identify from an underrepresented group, including people of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ individuals.This is a 12-month program with three...

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2021 NATIONAL LATINO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONFERENCE:ENVISIONING LATINO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH EQUITY IN THE NEXT DECADESEPTEMBER 16-17, 2021 The 2021 program is now available for you to view and select your workshops! THURSDAY     FRIDAYWelcome! ¡Bienvenidos! Bem-vindos! The National Hispanic and Latino Addiction Technology Transfer Center (NHL-ATTC), the National Hispanic and Latino Prevention Technology Transfer Center (NHL-PTTC) the National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (NHL-MHTTC) invite you to join us for the 2021 National Latino Behavioral Health Virtual Conference: Envisioning Latino Behavioral Health Equity in the Next Decade, September 16-17, 2021. The purpose...

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SHLI Lunch & LearnTaking Action: Advancing Conversations On Climate Change, Environmental Justice and Health EquityWhen: August 25, 2021 ~ 12:00 PM- 1:30 PM ESTTopic: Empowering HBCU’s and Vulnerable Communities to Lead Environmental Equity ActionsThe Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) at Morehouse School of Medicine and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have partnered to provide a bi-monthly lunch and learn series for legislators, policymakers, institutional leaders, and community advocates. This series will focus on addressing civic engagement, climate change policies, community mobilization, water quality, carbon emissions, energy and power conservation, and climate change effects on vulnerable communities through...

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 APHA ANNUAL MEETING: Closing General Session​ Achieving Equity: The Key Ingredient For A Healthier NationWednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 | 2:30 - 4 p.m. (Mountain Time)Health equity and improving the health of all groups has become a cornerstone of U.S. national health objectives. This session features a keynote address from David Satcher, the former Assistant Secretary for Health and the 19th Surgeon General of the United States. Satcher is the founding director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine and is a renowned champion for healthy lifestyles and for eliminating racial and ethnic disparities...

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Creation of a Longitudinal Legal Data Set to Support Legal Epidemiology Studies of Mental Health Insurance LegislationMegan D. Douglas , J.D., Samantha Bent Weber , J.D., Claire Bass , J.D., Chaohua Li , M.P.H., Anne H. Gaglioti , M.D., M.S., Teal Benevides , Ph.D., M.S., Vahé Heboyan , Ph.D., M.S.Published Online:29 Jul 2021https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.202100019 View article   Tools ShareAbstract Objective:This article describes policy surveillance methodology used to track changes in the comprehensiveness of...