Understanding Resilience in Underserved Communities: From Research to Reality

Thursday, April 27, 2017
8:30 a.m.-4:45p.m.
Friday, April 28, 2017
8:30a.m.-12:30p.m.
Atlanta Technical College
Dennard Conference Center
1560 Metropolitan Pkwy, SW
Atlanta, Ga 30310-4446

Keynote Speaker

David Satcher, MD, PhD, FAAFP, FACPM, FACP
Founding Director and Senior Advisor
Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Morehouse School of Medicine

Program Chairpersons

Herman A. Taylor, MD, MPH, FAAC
Endowed Professor & Director
Cardiovascular Research Institute
Morehouse School of Medicine

L. Neicey Johnson, RN, BSN, Esq.
CE Steering Board Chairperson
Executive Director, VSNS (Visions), Inc.

What is the purpose?

Creating an exchange between the community and clinical research is paramount to the success of the Community Engagement program (CE). Each year, experts from academia, non-profits, foundations, and other community partners come together for the CE Community Forum. This space provides participants with the tools necessary to develop and sustain successful and mutually-beneficial community-university partnerships to increase public health in Atlanta and beyond.

What will be discussed?

The Third Annual Community Engagement rogram (CE) Forum will provide participants with the tools necessary to develop and sustain successful and mutually beneficial community-university translational research partnerships to improve population health in metro Atlanta and beyond.

Contact

Katherine Erwin, DDS, MPA, MSCR

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