Dartmouth Events

"Understanding the Social Determinants of Health and Equity when Working..."

"Understanding the Social Determinants of Health and Equity when Working with Unserved and Underserved Communities," with Dr. Maria Mercedes Avila.

Saturday, January 13, 2018
Oopik Auditorium, Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars, Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

During this session, Dr. Avila will speak to the importance of understanding social determinants, cultural and linguistic competency, and workforce diversity in promoting health equity for unserved and underserved racially/ethnically and other culturally diverse communities. The session will also highlight the importance of promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and cultural-linguistic responsiveness in every aspect of service provision.

Speaker: Maria Mercedes Avila PhD, MSW, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine

This event is part of the 2018 Geisel MLK Celebration. For a full schedule of events, visit: www.geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/dice/mlk.

For more information, contact:
Minnie Slater
(603) 650-1508

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.