Join Us!

 

SAAPHI's pre-conference events for the 145th APHA Annual Meeting will take place on 

November 4, 2017 from 8 AM - 5 PM at the Georgia World Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia!

The theme of the 2017 SAAPHI Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium is "Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence in Advocacy, Research, & Leadership."

 

We invite you to join us for a dynamic meeting designed to increase understanding of strategies and opportunities aimed at creating and implementing policies to promote health throughout the African Diaspora.

Lunch is included with registration.

Georgia World Congress Center

285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW

[ROOM B312/B313A]

Atlanta, Georgia 30313

 

 

ABOUT

ANNUAL MEETING
SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM

This year's symposium is centered on the subtheme “Building Bridges Between Communities, Research, and Policy to Achieve Health Equity” demonstrating the intersection of community, research and policy to addresses disparities and the structural, social and political barriers that allow them to persist. Abstracts reflecting new and innovative information in any area of public health disproportionately impacting members of the African Diaspora are welcome.  

Deadline September 8, 2017

PAST PRESIDENT'S FORUM

Past SAAPHI Presidents speak about SAAPHI's history as well as the future impact of the organization on the African Diaspora.

POLICY

FORUM

Engage leaders in a discussion of  Public Health Policy and the role of academicians, researchers, and public health practitioners in informing policy.

The implication of present and future policy in times of uncertainty on the African Diaspora will be explored.  

MENTORING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT LEADERSHIP PANEL

Students and early-career professionals are invited to attend our mentoring and professional development panel! This year’s panel will focus on becoming a leader within APHA. Experienced professionals and leaders within the American Public Health Association will share their wealth of information about APHA governance and how to become a leader within APHA. This is also an excellent opportunity to identify and connect with potential mentors.

Celebrating 25 years of excellence in Leadership, Research, & Advocacy.

The SAAPHI annual meeting presents information on relevant topics and research impacting the African Diaspora as well as the accomplishments of SAAPHI members and partners, past & present. 

SPONSORS

Dr. Derek Griffith

Dr. Derek Griffith

Vanderbilt University

Dr. Camara Jones

Dr. Camara Jones

Morehouse School of Medicine

Dr. William Jenkins

Dr. William Jenkins

SAAPHI Founder

Dr. Rebecca Hasson

Dr. Rebecca Hasson

University of Michigan

Dr. Laurie Elam-Evans

Dr. Laurie Elam-Evans

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Dr. Chandra L. Ford

Dr. Chandra L. Ford

UCLA

Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika

Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika

University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Oscar Alleyne

Dr. Oscar Alleyne

NACCHO

Dr.Tiffany Gary-Webb

Dr.Tiffany Gary-Webb

University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Keith Elder

Dr. Keith Elder

Samford University

Dr. Joseph Telfair

Dr. Joseph Telfair

Georgia Southern University

Dr. Angelica Geter

Dr. Angelica Geter

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Dr. Jammie Hopkins

Dr. Jammie Hopkins

Morehouse School of Medicine

Dr. Stephanie Miles-Richardson

Dr. Stephanie Miles-Richardson

Morehouse School of Medicine

PM

SCHEDULE

AM

08:00

Continental Breakfast, Registration & Scientific Poster Viewing

08:30

President's Address

09:10

SAAPHI Past Presidents Forum

10:30

Break

10:45

Keynote Speaker

10:30

SAAPHI Policy Forum / Roundtable

12:00

Lunch & Scientific Poster Session

01:00

Scientific Symposium

02:00

SAAPHI Awards Ceremony

02:30

Coffee/Tea Break

02:45

SAAPHI Mentoring & Professional Development Panel

04:00

SAAPHI Business Meeting

05:00

Closing Remarks

2017 ANNUAL MEETING & SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM

8:00 AM

04 November 2017

Celebrating 25 years of SAAPHI

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE IN ADVOCACY, RESEARCH & LEADERSHIP DEDICATED TO IMPROVING THE OVERALL HEALTH OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA 

 

Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC)

ROOM B312/B313A

285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

Parking Information

https://www.gwcca.org/parking-directions/

 
 
 
 
 
 

SPEAKERS & PANELISTS

25th Anniversary

Cocktail Reception

NOVEMBER 4, 2017, 6PM - 8PM

 

First Congregational Church, UCC

105 Courtland St. NE

Atlanta, GA 30303

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