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February 2014 Events


  • February 5-7, 2014
    • This dynamic forum will showcase the latest research, innovative programs and unique networking opportunities. Over 150 speakers will participate in delivering 75 presentations.
      • Topics cover a wide spectrum
        • youth to seniors
        • gender identity
        • newcomers
        • mental health and addictions
        • HIV
      • “Fattening the Truth: Examining Fat-phobia in LGBTQ Health and Social Service Provision” and “Queering Sex Ed: Reimagining Sex Education in LGBTQ Youth Communities” are only available together at this conference.
      • Registrants will have access to complimentary yoga, massage and acupuncture and everyone is welcome to join us for a fabulous evening Cabaret. Be a part of creating change together. 
    • Ontario, Canada

Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)/Southeast Region 6th Annual Regional Conference 

  • February 7-9, 2014
    • Through various workshops, keynote addresses, and forum discussions, we will strive to create an understanding of the importance of health issues in the Latino community, the impact of cultural competency on healthcare, as well as diversity in the field. As we are all very excited to host this event, we hope that you will join us in beautiful Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  • Chapel Hill, NC. 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College

  • February 12, 2014: 5:30pm- 7:30pm
    • Facilitated by Dr. Thomas A. LaVeist- Director, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions and the William C. and Nancy F. richardson Professor in Health Policy at Johns Hopkins University
    • For More Information Contact: Ayesha Keller at
  • Nashville, TN

Holy Cross Hospital Community and Minority Outreach Department and Montgomery County African American Health Program

  • February 15, 2014: 9:00am- 2:00pm
    • Free Health Screenings
      • Body Fat Analyis
      • Blood Pressure
      • Glucose and Cholesterol
      • Glaucoma and Visual Acuity
      • Osteoporosis
    • Informative Lectures
    • Free Refresments
    • Raffle Prizes
  • Pre-registration is preferred. To register, call 301-754-8800 or online.
  • Silver Spring, MD

Maryland Center for Health Equity (M-CHE)

  • February 17, 2014: 7:00pm-9:00pm
    • This dynamic and interactive Forum is part of M-CHE’s inaugural Public Health Critical Race Praxis Institute. The Forum is free and open to the public.
  • College Park, MD

17th Annual Health Education Advocacy Summit

  • February 22-24, 2014
    • The purpose of the Health Education Advocacy Summit (the Summit) is to increase the capacity of health education professionals and students to engage in effective advocacy for a common health education agenda at the national, state and local levels. Because the Summit is the result of a coalition (the Coalition of National Health Education Organizations or CNHEO, leaders from each of the member organizations bring back to their own membership advocacy training, materials and resources to their own members. The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) is the lead organization for coordination of the Summit. It is also hoped that everyone brings back to their local area action items to continue their advocacy at home.
  • Washington, DC

Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care Inc. & the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

  • February 19, 2014: 8:00am- 4:30pm
    • The Symposium aims to raise awareness about the Million Hearts™ Initiative, engage new and existing partners, and highlight best practices and resources for implementing evidence-based strategies to achieve excellence in the ABCS (aspirin for those at risk, blood pressure control, cholesterol management, and smoking cessation) in various community and healthcare settings.
  • Linthicum Heights, MD

University of North Carolina (UNC) Gillings School of Global Public Health/Minority Student Caucus

  • February 28, 2014
    • The Minority Health Conference aims to raise awareness regarding health disparities and mobilize students, academics, researchers, and community members to take action for change.
  • Chapel Hill, NC