March 16, 2010

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Health Disparities Week


Tuesday, March 23, 208 Light Hall, noon
Dr. Jane Aronson, M.D.
Director, International Pediatric Health Services, PLLC
CEO, Worldwide Orphans Foundation
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College

"Haiti and its Orphans: Could be Anywhere"

Part of the Dean’s Lecture Series


Wednesday, March 24, 202 Light Hall, noon
James Hildreth, M.D.,
Director, Center for AIDS Health Disparities Research, Meharry Medical College
Program Director, Research Centers in Minority Institutions
Associate Director, Vanderbilt-Meharry Center for AIDS Research
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences

"Approaches to Eliminating Disparities in HIV/AIDS"

Sponsoring Organizations: Student National Medical Association (SNMA),
Andre Churchwell, M.D., Office of Graduate Medical Education


Thursday, March 25, 208 Light Hall, noon
Joseph Awad, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
Chief of Transplant Service and Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program, VA
Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Nashville Campus

"Hepatitis B: A World of Difference, a World of Change"

Sponsoring Organization: Asian-Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA)


Friday, March 26, 208 Light Hall, noon
Baretta Casey, M.D.
Director, UK Center for Excellence in Rural Health
Professor, UK College of Medicine
Vice Chair, Department of Family & Community Medicine, East Kentucky Campus

"The Top 10 Health Disparities in Rural America"

Sponsoring Organization: SNMA,
  George Hill, Ph.D., Office for Diversity in Medical Education

Lunch will be provided