EVENTS & TRAININGS
Health Literacy Texas Inaugural Virtual Conference
Date: June 24, 2021
Time: 9:00a-4:00p CST
The one-day conference, “Let’s Move the Needle on Health Literacy in Texas,” aims to introduce Health Literacy Texas, discuss health literacy best practices and lessons learned, and connect professionals across Texas working on health literacy. We will have speakers from across the state discussing topics ranging from rural telemedicine to the role of community health workers and a legislative update.
Sponsors: Champion; Texas Rural Health Association; HSC SaferCare Texas.
*Registration fees waived for 2021 thanks to our generous sponsors.
Texas Conference on Health Disparities
Date: June 10-11, 2021
Time: 8:30a CST
Theme: Community Approaches to Achieve Health Equity
Audience: Community members, academic centers, graduate and medical students, minority-serving institutions, health disparity researchers
Speakers: Dr. Monica Hooper (National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities), Dr. Peter Hotez (Baylor College of Medicine), Texas CEAL Consortium project leaders, other invited speakers
Sponsors: Texas Center for Health Disparities, National Research Mentoring Network, and Texas CEAL Consortium
Listo? Ready? Let’s Talk about the COVID-19 Vaccines and the Latinx Community!
Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Time: 8:00a PT / 11:00a ET
Join KFF and UnidosUS to hear what’s working and what barriers must be overcome to ensure equitable access of the COVID vaccines for Latinx in the U.S.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra is providing opening remarks. And (drumroll, please) we’ll also debut 75+ videos that will expand THE CONVERSATION / LA CONVERSACIÓN to reach Latinos in the U.S., featuring Latinx doctors, nurses and promotoras/community health workers answering common questions about the COVID-19 vaccines in English and Spanish.
COVID-19 science: The pathway from discovery to treatment
Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST
This special Scientific Pathway event features several leaders on the pathway from discovery to treatment. Hear from people at each step of the process, whether it be funding science, research and clinical testing, or distribution and community engagement, as they talk about their experiences and what it means to be part of the Scientific Pathway.
- Dr. Gary H. Gibbons, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
- Dr. Ian Moore, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
- Dr. Lisa A. Cooper, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Marcia Jackson-Hooper, Retired Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
- Dr. Chyke Doubeni, Mayo Clinic
10th Annual Expanding the Role of Promotores/Community Health Worker Conference
Date: Friday, April 16, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Theme: COVID 19: Navigating Misinformation, Promoting Telebehavioral Health, and Vaccine Confidence
Training Program: Dia de La Mujer Latina, Inc. (DML) and the Intercultural Center for Health, Research, and Wellness, Inc.
Total Number of Hours: 5 DSHS-certified CEUs for CHWs and CHW Instructors (1-hour Communication; 2-hour Service Coordination; 2-hour Knowledge-base)
Registration Fee for Each Day: Free
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“V” is for VICTORY
Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Theme: Discussion on challenges and strategies to increase vaccine confidence and uptake in Latino communities and highlighting our CEAL project.
Speakers: Dr. Shane Chen (Chief Operating Officer Asian American Health Coalition DBA HOPE Clinic), Dr. Beverly J. Gor (Public Health and Nutrition Consultant HOPE Clinic), Dr. Luis R. Torres-Hostos (Founding Dean and Professor School of Social Work, UTRGV), Elizabeth Perez (Formerly of Harris County Public Health Department), and Dr. Candace Robledo (UTRGV School of Medicine, Department of Population Health and Biostatistics).
Sponsors: HOPE Clinic and UTRGV
Overcoming COVID-19 in the Black Community
Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Time: 6:00 p.m. EST
Focus: An open panel discussion on COVID-19, vaccines, clinical trials, public health injustice, and more.
Sponsors: Florida CEAL team
RADx-UP COVID-19 Equity Evidence Academy 2021: Translating Innovations
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Time: 12:00-4:00 p.m. CT
Focus: COVID-19 testing, factors related to testing, testing technologies, and diagnostics in vulnerable populations, or communities most impacted by COVID-19
Speakers: Coming Soon!
Sponsors: Radx-UP Evidence Academy
Title: Expanding Role of Promotores/Community Health Workers as Clinical Trial Community Navigators “Addressing COVID-19 Disparities”
Cost: Free for Certified Promotores/Community Health Workers (CHWs) and CHW Instructors
Credit Hours: 3 Department of State Health Services (DSHS) -certified CEUs for CHWs and CHW Instructors (Service Coordination = 1.5 hours; Knowledge Base = 1.5 hours)
Language: English and Spanish
Sponsors: Dia de La Mujer Latina, Inc. (DML) and the Intercultural Center for Health, Research, and Wellness
Title: COVID-19 Disparities Clinical Trials 101
Credit Hours: 2.5 CEUs (Knowledge Base = 1.5 hours; Capacity Building Skills – 1.0)
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number U54MD006882
CEAL Town Hall Meetings
Texas CEAL Consortium Partnerships
The COVID-19 pandemic is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. View our Town Halls for the most recent updates on the facts about COVID-19 in your community.
Webinar: Sex and Gender Disparities in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Date: January 27, 2021
In the inaugural session of the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) series, “Diverse Voices: COVID-19 and the Health of Women,” Ana Langer, M.D., the director of the Women and Health Initiative (W&HI) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Jewel Gausman, Sc.D., M.H.S., a research associate at the W&HI, lead a plain-language discussion of topics explored in their commentary article “Sex and Gender Disparities in the COVID-19 Pandemic,” recently published in the Journal of Women’s Health.
Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccines: Get the Facts Session 1
Date: January 26, 2021
Video Link: Get the Facts
A panel of vaccine experts discuss how communities have been centered during the vaccine process, specific efforts to engage Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) and older adult communities, and the importance of vaccination to address disparities in hospitalization and death.
Webinar: Generating Heartfelt Horizons: COVID-19 Prevention, Myths and Realities
Date: January 21, 2021
This webinar with the Association of Black Cardiologists highlights the work of our COVID-19 Innovation Award winners, COVID-19 vaccine clinical challenges, and opportunities in diverse racial and ethnic populations.
Webinar: Addressing the Challenges of COVID-19 in Black and Latino Communities: Get the Answers
Date: December 18, 2020
Video Link: Addressing the Challenges
This webinar is an open discussion on COVID-19, vaccines, public health injustice, and more with leading experts in the field.