Differences in U.S. Life Expectancy

When: July 30, 2007 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Where: The Bank of America Theater at Emerson Performance Center (Harris-Stowe State University) • 3026 Laclede Avenue

Topic Select Populations and Health Equity
Activity: Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

8:45 am            WELCOME

President’s Office
Harris-Stowe State University

Nicole Lurie, Chair
Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Disparities
James R. Kimmey, President
Missouri Foundation for Health
Member, Roundtable on Health Disparities

9:00 a.m.   Eight Americas: Investigating Mortality Disparities across Races, Counties, and Race-Counties in the United States

Christopher Murray, Professor of Global Health;
Director, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, the University of Washington

9:45 a.m.   Panel Discussions: Implications of the Eight Americas Findings for Policy  

Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Associate Professor
Department of Society, Human Development and Health Harvard School of Public Health

Donald Suggs , Publisher
The St. Louis American

Diane Schwartz
President & CEO
American Conference on Diversity

William Dotson, Manager, Health and Hospitals
City of St. Louis

10:30 a.m.   Audience Discussion

11:30 p.m.   LUNCH—Board of Regents Gymnasium

1:00 p.m.    Clinical and Community-development Approaches to Reducing Disparities

Edward F. Lawlor, Dean
George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University

Carol Horowitz, Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Assistant Professor, Medicine
Mt. Sinai University

2:00 p.m.   Successful Clinical and Community-development Strategies                  

Lisa Pivec, Director
Community Health Promotion
Cherokee Nation Health Services

Janis E. Campbell, Principal Investigator
Oklahoma REACH 2010

Charmaine Ruddock, Project Director
Bronx Health REACH

3:00 p.m.   Panel Discussion: Implications of These Strategies for Developing Interventions

Angela Blackwell, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Nancy Williams, Acting Lead, Program Team
Steps to a HealthierUS Program Office
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mary McFadden, Program Coordinator
Steps to a HealthierNY
Broome County Health Department

Katherine Gottlieb, President/CEO
Southcentral Foundation

4:00 p.m.   Audience Discussion: Ideas about next steps for the Roundtable

4:30 p.m.  Wrap-up

Nicole Lurie, Chair
Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Disparities

5:00 p.m.  ADJOURN




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