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Workshop Agenda

Ten Years Later:
How Far Have We Come in Reducing Health Disparities?

Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the
Elimination of Health Disparities

National Academies Keck Center Room 100
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC

April 8, 2010

Objectives of meeting

•   To assess progress to date in addressing health disparities since 2000

•   To consider the scope and effectiveness of efforts to address social determinants in reducing disparities

•   To determine what we still need to learn about efforts to address social determinants, reduce disparities, promote health equity, and move successful models to scale

8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
William Vega, Chair, Roundtable

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Remarks
Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Cara James, Moderator



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A Workshop Agenda Ten Years Later: How Far Have We Come in Reducing Health Disparities? Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities National Academies Keck Center Room 100 500 Fifth Street, NW Washington, DC April 8, 2010 Objectives of meeting • o assess progress to date in addressing health disparities since T 2000 • o consider the scope and effectiveness of efforts to address social T determinants in reducing disparities • o determine what we still need to learn about efforts to address T social determinants, reduce disparities, promote health equity, and move successful models to scale 8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions William Vega, Chair, Roundtable 8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Remarks Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Cara James, Moderator 93

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94 HOW FAR HAVE WE COME IN REDUCING HEALTH DISPARITIES? 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Keynote Panel: What Progress Has Been Made in Reducing Health Disparities? A Historical Perspective David Williams, Harvard School of Public Health Brian Smedley, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Steven Woolf, Virginia Commonwealth University William Vega, Moderator 10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break 10:45 a.m. – Panel: Federal Perspectives on Reducing Health 12:00 p.m. Disparities John Ruffin, National Institutes of Health Carolyn Clancy, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Mildred Thompson, Moderator 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Working Lunch 1:00 – 1:20 p.m. Current Programs Addressing Social Determinants at the National Level Susan Sher, Office of the First Lady 1:20 – 2:15 p.m. Current Programs Addressing Social Determinants at the Local Level Mildred Thompson, PolicyLink Mary Lou Fulton, The California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities Program Questions and Discussion 2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Break 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. What Do We Still Need to Learn About Reducing Health Disparities? Paula Braveman, University of California, San Francisco Anne Beal, Aetna Foundation Dennis Andrulis, Texas Health Institute, Austin Questions and Discussion

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95 APPENDIX A 3:45 – 5:00 p.m. Health Care Reform Legislation and Health Disparities: Where Are We Now? Kelly Whitener, Senate Committee on Finance Craig Martinez, Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Bernardette Arellano, Office of Congressman Mike Honda 5:00 p.m. Adjourn

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