2012 Summit Presentations

2012 CBC Spring Health Braintrust and
National Minority Quality Forum Ninth Annual Health Disparities Leadership Summit & Awards Dinner

Day 1: April 23

Opening Session

  • Cedric M. Bright, MD: “I Never Heard Creation Explained This Way Before!!!” (438KB PDF)

Clinical CME Session 1. Decreasing and Eliminating Infectious-Disease Disparities

  • Wilbert C. Jordan, MD, MPH: “HIV/AIDS among African Americans: Physician Characteristics and Composition of Practice Influence HIV Testing” (583KB PDF)
  • Charles Howell, MD, AGAF: “Hepatitis C Virus Treatments: Present and Future”(2.25MB PDF)

Joint Community and Policy Session 1. Preventing or Delaying the Onset of Type 2 Diabetes: What Can Be Achieved?

  • Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, MACP: “Preventing or Delaying the Onset of Type 2 Diabetes: What Can Be Achieved?” (3.82MB PDF)
  • Deneen Vojta, MD: “Not Me” (1.19MB PDF)

Clinical CME Session 2. Diabetes and Cardiovascular-Disease Risks: An Update on the Evidence

  • James R. Gavin III, MD, PhD: “Diabetes Prevention and Control in Children and Youth: How Do We Navigate?” (3.07MB PDF)

Joint Community and Policy Session 2. Essential Benefits, Specialty Tiers, Biosimilars, and Health-Care Reform

  • LaVarne A. Burton: “Impact of Health Policy on Minority End Stage Renal Disease Patients” (182KB PDF)

Clinical CME Session 3. Cardiovascular Disease—Controlling the Number One Killer

  • Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA: “Antithrombotic/Anticoagulation Therapies in Special Populations: New and Evolving Treatments” (2.86MB PDF)
  • Lee Kirksey, MD, MBA: “PAD Management in Diverse Groups 2012″ (735KB PDF)

Joint Community and Policy Session 3. Reducing Childhood Obesity Disparities in America

  • Cynthia Ogden, PhD, MRP: “Obesity in the US: Understanding the Data on Disparities in Children” (2.50MB PDF)
  • Kenneth Moritsugu, MD, MPH, FACP: “Answering The Call to Action on Childhood Obesity: Gateway to a Healthy Community” (2.90MB PDF)
  • Gary Puckrein, PhD: “Defining Childhood Obesity across America” (3.61MB PDF)

Clinical CME Session 4. Utility of Clinical Trials in Defining Future Therapies

  • John I. Gallin, MD: “Accelerating Diversity in Clinical Research” (4.57MB PDF)
  • Herman A. Taylor, Jr., MD, MPH, FACC: “The Jackson Heart Study: Where Are We Now—Where Are We Going?” (7.57MB PDF)

Booker T. Washington Award Luncheon

  • Naveen Rao, MD: “No Woman Should Die While Giving Life” (2.27MB PDF)
  • Mary T. McCluskey, MD: “Reducing Preterm Births with Affordable Care”(936KB PDF)

Joint Community and Policy Session 4. Reducing Hospital Encounters in Minority-Serving Hospitals

  • Jack O. Lanier, DrPH, MHA, FACHE: “Reducing Hospital Encounters in Minority-Serving Hospitals” (4.57MB PDF)
  • Marcel B. Twahirwa, MD: “Reducing Hospital Encounters in Minority Serving Hospitals” (1.36MB PDF)

Joint Community and Policy Session 5. Health Disparities Affecting Minority Populations

  • Winston H. Gandy, Jr., MD: “Partnering with HCPS to Eliminate Disparities in Cardiovascular Care” (2.53MB PDF)
  • Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA: “Unmet Needs in Healthcare: Focus on Cardiovascular Disease” (3.12MB PDF)
  • Mary Hulihan, MPH: “Sickle Cell Disease and Public Health” (561KB PDF)

Joint Community and Policy Session 6. Linking Public Health and Environmental Health Policy and Research

  • Danielle Deane: “Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies” (2.37MB PDF)
  • Susan Polan, PhD: “Why Where You Live, Learn, Play or Work Matters”(1.25MB PDF)
  • Margaret Hicken, MPH, PhD: “Social Factors, Environmental Hazards, and Racial Health Disparities: The Case of Stress, Lead, and Hypertension” (157KB PDF)

Special Presentation: US Department of Health and Human Services Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

  • Sherry Glied, PhD: “HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities” (533KB PDF)

Day 2: April 24

CBC Health Braintrust Session I. What’s Been Missing from the Conversations?: Bringing Adolescent Health and Health Care Out of the Shadows

  • Ms. Evelyn Kappeler: “Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Adolescent Health”(1.08MB PDF)
  • Dr. Katie Plax: “Youth-Centered Health Care: Lessons Learned from the SPOT”(978KB PDF)

Special Update on an Effective Public-Private Partnership

  • Gary M. Cohen: “Public Private Partnerships with PEPFAR” (1.71MB PDF)

CBC Health Braintrust Session II. Contemporary Issues in Health Equity Research

  • Dr. Sarena D. Seifer: “We Want Health Research Equity” (500KB PDF)
  • Grace Damio, MS: “Elements and Outcomes of Successful Community-Based Health Disparities Research” (1.93MB PDF)
  • Elizabeth Ofili, MD, MPH, FACC: “Underrepresented Minority Clinician Scientists—the Missing Link in Health Equity” (4.64MB PDF)

Special Presentation on a Contemporary Health Equity Research Topic

  • Adil H. Haider MD, MPH, FACS: “The Impact of Unconscious Biases on Healthcare Outcomes” (1.60MB PDF)

CBC Health Information Technology Luncheon Presentations and 2012 CBC Health Braintrust Leadership Awards Ceremony