UWSC staff to participate in 2012 Health Disparities Summit

UWSC will present at the 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit (also called the 2012 Health Disparities Summit). The summit will be held on Wednesday, October 31st through Friday, November 2nd, 2012 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Staff names appear in bold:

  • “Cognitive Interviewing: Toward a Better Understanding of the Barriers to Biomedical Research Participation in Underrepresented Communities.” Jennifer Dykema, Tara Piché, Kenneth Croes, Jesus Renteria, Wade Gunn, Linda Gomez, Diane Michalski Turner, Tracy Schroepfer, Siettah Parks, Christa Fields, Dorothy F. Edwards
  • “Barriers to Participation in Biomarker Research: Key Informant Interviews of Black and White Adults.” Dorothy Farrar Edwards, Tracy Schroepfer, Gail Groth, Wade Gunn, Diane Michalski Turner, and Jennifer Dykema

The summit is sponsored by the The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), under the leadership of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). To learn more click here.