Leveraging Culture to Address Health Inequalities:
Examples from Native Communities
Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity
and the Elimination of Health Disparities
November 14, 2012
Sheraton Seattle Hotel
|8:30-8:45 am||Welcome, Blessing, and Overview|
|Ralph Forquera, M.P.H.
Executive Director, Seattle Indian Health Board
Quileute Tribe (Blessing/Song)
|William Vega, Ph.D.|
|Director, Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging|
School of Social Work, University of Southern California
|8:45-9:30 am||Presentation of Commissioned Paper|
Director of Research and Indigenous Health Sciences Coordinator
|Blue Quills First Nations College|
|9:30-10:30 am||Why Culture Matters in Addressing Health Inequities|
|Moderator: Mildred Thompson, M.S.W.|
|Director, PolicyLink Center for Health and Place|
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B Agenda Leveraging Culture to Address Health Inequalities: Examples from Native Communities Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities November 14, 2012 Sheraton Seattle Hotel Seattle, WA 8:30-8:45 am Welcome, Blessing, and Overview Ralph Forquera, M.P.H. Executive Director, Seattle Indian Health Board Howard Hansen Quileute Tribe (Blessing/Song) William Vega, Ph.D. Roundtable Chair Director, Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging School of Social Work, University of Southern California 8:45-9:30 am Presentation of Commissioned Paper James Knibb-Lamouche Director of Research and Indigenous Health Sciences Coordinator Blue Quills First Nations College 9:30-10:30 am Why Culture Matters in Addressing Health Inequities Moderator: Mildred Thompson, M.S.W. Director, PolicyLink Center for Health and Place 77
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78 LEVERAGING CULTURE TO ADDRESS HEALTH INEQUALITIES Bonnie Duran, D.P.H. Professor, Director Center for Indigenous Health Research University of Washington Michael H. Trujillo, M.D., M.P.H., M.S. Associate Dean, Office of Outreach & Multicultural Affairs Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine–Phoenix Assistant Surgeon General/U.S. Public Health Service (Retired) 10:30-10:45 am BREAK 10:45-11:45 am Panel #1: Training in Cultural Competence: Increasing the Number of Culturally Competent Researchers and Clinicians Moderator: Eve J. Higginbotham, M.D. Emory School of Medicine Terry Maresca, M.D. University of Washington Roger Dale Walker, M.D. Oregon Health and Science University Benjamin Young, M.D. University of Hawaii 11:45 am- Panel #2 12:45 pm Weaving Culture into the Clinical Setting Moderator: Terri D. Wright, M.P.H. Director, Center for School, Health and Education Division of Public Health Policy and Practice American Public Health Association
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APPENDIX B 79 Ursula Knoki-Wilson, C.N.M., M.P.H.1 Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility Office of Native Medicine Chinle, AZ Arne Vainio, M.D. Fond du Lac Ojibwe Reservation Cloquet, MN 12:45-1:30 pm WORKING LUNCH 1:30-2:45 pm Panel #3 Action in Diabetes Prevention in the Communities Moderator: Newell McElwee, Pharm.D., M.S.P.H. Executive Director U.S. Outcomes Research, Merck & Co., Inc. Darlene Willis Diabetes Prevention Program Mississippi Band of Choctaw Walleen Whitson SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, Sitka Site Coordinator Nia Aitaoto, M.P.H. University of Iowa 2:45-3:00 pm BREAK 3:00-4:00 pm Panel #4 Action in Cancer Prevention in the Communities Moderator: Jennie R. Joe, Ph.D., M.P.H. Director, Native American Research and Training Center Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine College of Medicine, University of Arizona JoAnn Tsark, M.P.H. ‘Imi Hale Native Hawaiian Cancer Network 1 Did not attend workshop.
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80 LEVERAGING CULTURE TO ADDRESS HEALTH INEQUALITIES Kerri Lopez Tolowa Tribe Director, Northwest Tribal Cancer and Western Tribal Diabetes Projects Northwest Portland Indian Health Board Linda Burhansstipanov, Dr.P.H., M.S.P.H. Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma Native American Cancer Initiatives, Incorporated 4:00-4:45 pm Open Discussion and Closing Comments Jack Lewin, M.D. Principal Lewin and Associates Health Innovation Strategies Mildred Thompson, M.S.W. Roundtable Co-Chair Director, PolicyLink Center for Health and Place Jennie R. Joe, Ph.D., M.P.H. Director, Native American Research and Training Center Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine University of Arizona College of Medicine 4:45 pm WORKSHOP ADJOURNS