National Institute on Drug Abuse
announces its Second
Health Disparities Conference
Bridging Science & Culture
to Improve Drug Abuse Research in Minority Communities
October 24-26, 2005
This conference will address a wide range of health issues related to drug use and addiction in racial/ethnic minority and other health disparity populations. Conference participants will have the opportunity to attend:
§ Morning plenary sessions on genetic research, health disparities within rural communities, HIV/AIDS and the criminal justice system, and community based models/approaches to address drug use in racial/ethnic minority populations.
§ Afternoon sessions on prevention, treatment, research careers, pharmacology, HIV/AIDS, criminal justice and many other topics relevant to addiction in health disparity populations.
§ Poster Session
§ Grants Development Workshop
At the end of the conference participants will be able to describe recent drug abuse research findings including epidemiology, neuroscience, and HIV/AIDS in health disparity populations. Participants will also be able to discuss prevention, treatment and services programs that show promise in minority and other health disparity populations.
Travel awards are available. Visit: www.encoreinc.com for application instructions.
To register and for more information, visit: www.encoreinc.com
The NIH/FAES is accredited by the Accreditation of Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.