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Workshop Agenda

Investing in Children’s Health: A Community Approach to Addressing Health Disparities


Roundtable on Health Disparities

Public Meeting

Morehouse School of Medicine’s

Louis W. Sullivan National Center for Primary Care Auditorium


720 Westview Drive, S.W.

Atlanta, Georgia

January 24, 2008


8:30 a.m—Welcome

Dr. John E. Maupin Jr., President

Morehouse School of Medicine


Dr. Gary Nelson, President

Healthcare Georgia Foundation Member, Roundtable on Health Disparities

8:40 a.m.—Keynote Address

Dr. David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the United States, Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine

9:00 a.m.—Investments to Promote Children’s Health: A Systematic Literature Review and Economic Analysis of Interventions in the Preschool Period

Dr. Bernard Guyer, Professor

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Clinical Practice and Community Building: Addressing Racial Disparities in Healthy Child Development

Dr. Charles Bruner, Executive Director

Child Family Policy Center



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A Workshop Agenda Investing in Children’s Health: A Community Approach to Addressing Health Disparities Roundtable on Health Disparities Public Meeting Morehouse School of Medicine’s Louis W. Sullivan National Center for Primary Care Auditorium 720 Westview Drive, S.W. Atlanta, Georgia January 24, 2008 8:30 a.m—Welcome Dr. John E. Maupin Jr., President Morehouse School of Medicine Dr. Gary Nelson, President Healthcare Georgia Foundation Member, Roundtable on Health Disparities 8:40 a.m.—Keynote Address Dr. David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the United States, Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine 9:00 a.m.—Investments to Promote Children’s Health: A Systematic Literature Review and Economic Analysis of Interventions in the Preschool Period Dr. Bernard Guyer, Professor Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Clinical Practice and Community Building: Addressing Racial Disparities in Healthy Child Development Dr. Charles Bruner, Executive Director Child Family Policy Center 7

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7 FOCUSING ON CHILDREN’S HEALTH 10:00 a.m.—Break 10:15 a.m.—From Policy to Practice: How Policy Changes Can Affect Children’s Lives Christine Ferguson, Associate Research Professor of Health Policy The George Washington University Yvonne Sanders-Butler, Principal Browns Mill Elementary and Magnet for High Achievers 11:15 a.m.—Audience Discussion 11:45 a.m.—Lunch—Auditorium Lobby 1:00 p.m.—Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? Mildred Thompson, Senior Director PolicyLink 1:45 p.m.—Community Development Approaches: Overcoming Challenges, Striving for Change Veda Johnson Whitefoord Community Program, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine Marshall Kreuter, Professor of Public Health Georgia State University Wayne Giles, Director Division of Adult and Community Health Center for Disease Control and Prevention 3:00 p.m.—Break 3:15 p.m.—Do Businesses Have a Role in Improving Communities or Improving Children’s Lives? Sandra White, Medical Director WellPoint, Inc. Maureen Kelly, Director of Community Relations and Vice President ING Foundation

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7 APPENDIX A Michele Courton Brown, Senior Vice President of Charitable Management Services, Bank of America 4:15 p.m.—Audience Discussion 5:00 p.m.—Adjourn

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