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CIAO Health Disparities Symposium

CIAO invites all UTHSC students, faculty members, and community members to register for the 2020 Health Disparities Symposium, which will be a half day conference on health disparities, both in Memphis and on the global stage. Held remotely via webinar. Eligible for free CME credit.

Date: Saturday, August 22, 2020
Time: 8:00 am to 1:30 pm

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The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of  5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Schedule of Events

8:00 - 8:15 am Introduction and origin of CIAO - Dr. Nadeem Shafi

8:15 - 9:15 am Human Health and Transportation Equity - Dr. Kendra Hotz

9:15 - 9:50 am Identifying and Addressing Disparities in Vaccines - Dr. Kimberly Lamar 


10:00 - 10:45 am Treating the Uninsured (Panel Discussion) - Dr. Ben Andrews, and Andreana Smith

10:45 - 11:30 am Social Disparities and Coronavirus - Dr. Sara Cross

11:30 am - 12:00 pm The Ethics of "Volunteerism" (Panel Discussion) - Dr. Nia Zalamea, Dr. Austin Dalgo, and Dr. Susan Nelson

Special Topics in Healthcare Mini Sessions

12:10 - 12:30 pm Nutrition in Preventative Health - Dr. Jim Bailey

12:30 - 12:50 pm PrEP Use in Adolescents - Dr. Michelle Bowden

12:50 - 1:10 pm ACEs and Mental Health - Dr. Melissa Hoffmann

1:10 - 1:30 pm Implementation and Thoughts for Individual Improvement - Dr. Robin Womeodu


2019 Health Disparities Symposium Gallery


Last Published: Mar 12, 2021