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2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit

Building a Healthier Society, Integrating Science, Policy and Practice


Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
National Harbor, MD
Event URL: www.nimhd.nih.gov/summit_site/about.html
Date/Time: December 17-19, 2012

Note: The 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit has been rescheduled for Monday, December 17 to Wednesday, December 19, 2012. The Summit will officially open on Monday, December 17th at 8:00 a.m. Workshops and pre-summit sessions previously scheduled for Wednesday, October 31st will take place on Wednesday, December 19th. Registration will still be honored for pre-registered sessions. Stay tuned for an updated agenda, and more details.

The 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit is an HHS-wide endeavor involving a broad spectrum of the federal government that seeks to advance activities to eliminate health disparities.  The agenda will build on the momentum of the 2008 Summit and the increased interest of federal agencies to demonstrate their commitment towards improving the health of all Americans.  The 2012 Health Disparities Summit represents an ongoing focus on emerging science and its intersection with practice and policy, while maintaining momentum on current national and international trends in addressing the social determinants of health.

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Presented by Louis W. Sullivan, MD at the NIH/NIMHD 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit, National Harbor, December 17, 2012