Health Equity Symposium

Collaborating for Health Equity Action in the Americas


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Health equity leaders from the Americas came together to improve population health through targeted research, policy work and capacity-building. This symposium took place on September 9 and 10, 2019 at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center.

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Opening Session

Priorities for Health Equity Action in the Americas

Joined by Other Health Equity Leaders

  • Anna Coates, PhD, MA -Chief, Office of Equity, Gender and Cultural Diversity, Pan American Health Organization
  • Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd -Director, LA County Department of Public Health

  • Kelsey A. Martin, MD, PhD-Dean, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

  • Alonzo L. Plough, PhD, MPH-Vice President, Research-Evaluation-Learning & Chief Science Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • María del Rocío Sáenz, MD, MPHFormer Minister of Health and Social Security Director General, Costa Rica-Professor, School of Public Health, Universidad de Costa Rica

  • Michael A. Rodríguez, MD, MPHProfessor, UCLA Department of Family Medicine Director, Health Equity Network of the Americas



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