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Maryland Public Health Professionals to Gather at Morgan

Morgan State University’s School of Community Health and Policy will host the Annual Meeting for the Maryland Public Health Association (MdPHA) on Thursday, September 8, 2011 beginning at 7:30 a.m. in the University Student Center.

This year’s theme will focus on “Federal, State, and Local Plans to Eliminate Health Disparities.” Activities are designed to empower healthcare professionals and community and faith-based leaders with invaluable research with strategic action plans. A number of dynamic speakers will cover topics related to the elimination of health disparities in Maryland, including reducing the rate of infant mortality, as well as cultural and linguistic competencies in underserved communities. Keynote speakers include Dr. Garth Graham, deputy assistant secretary for Minority Health, Department of Health and Human Services; Dr. Oxiris Barbot, commissioner of health, Baltimore City; and Alma Roberts, president and CEO of Healthy Start, Baltimore.

MdPHA is an organization of professionals representing all aspects of public health. Its mission is to improve public health in Maryland through education and advocacy. For more about MdPHA, visit www.mdpha.org.

For additional meeting information, contact Gillian Silver at 443.885.4146 or 443.413.1034

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