Health Equity Symposium

Collaborating for Health Equity Action in the Americas


Learn how we can improve population health through targeted research, policy work, and capacity-building.

This session will open a two-day symposium bringing together health equity leaders from across the Americas.

When: Monday, September 9, 2019 (9am-11am)

Where: UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center

Seating is limited, RSVP required.

Deadline for registration: September 2, 2019

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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, MPH- Former Minister of Health and Social Security Director General, Costa Rica-Professor, School of Public Health, Universidad de Costa Rica

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

Work on Health Equity in the Americas

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