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Latino Health Conference 2017

The Values of Latino Health Research during Changing Times
**El Valor de la Investigación en Salud Latina durante Tiempos de Cambio**

May 11, 2017

William H Welch Medical Library 2nd floor, 1900 E Monument St, Baltimore, MD 21205

Please note that registration is required. To reserve your seat click here or the image below. Registration includes breakfast, lunch, and materials for the conference. Proceeds go to sponsor a high school student in the Centro SOL Summer Scholars Program

Centro SOL and the Urban Health Institute cordially invite you to the 2017 Latino Health Conference. This year’s theme is research in Latino Health. The conference brings together renowned researchers to address topics of interest for this year’s theme which has impact in health care quality and outcomes. There will be a speed mentoring session for young investigators or students interested in pursuing careers in research.
Community organizations are invited to attend the conference and reserve their seat for the Community-Driven Research luncheon.
Reserve your seat now, space is limited. More information and tickets at

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8am – 9am Speed Mentoring – Welch Library, East Room
Renowned faculty will mentor junior researchers and graduate-level students interested in advancing their research projects and careers. To participate in this session, you must be registered.

9am – 9:30am         Registration and breakfast

9:30am – 10:15am Conference Opening – Keynote Speaker – Zeke Cohen, councilman, 1st District, Baltimore City

10:15am – 10:25am Young Investigator – José Domínguez, Centro SOL Scholar ’14

10:25am – 11:25am Panel 1: Research – A Solid Foundation for Advocacy – Tina Cheng, MD, MPH, and Josh Sharfstein, MD

11:25am – 11:35am Young Investigator – Tania Caballero, MD

11:35am – 12:35am Panel 2: Community and Academic Partnerships – Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD (moderator); Omar Martinez, MPH, JD, MS; Anisha Patel, MD, MSPH, MSHS; Suzanne Grieb, PhD

12:35pm – 1:35pm Community-Driven Research – lunch – Community Based Organizations will discuss the importance of program evaluation and partnership with research teams.

1:35pm – 1:45pm Young Investigator – Alizay Jalisi, research assistant, Centro SOL

1:45pm – 2:45pm Panel 3: Current Funding Challenges and Opportunities – Brooke Lierman (moderator); Sandra San Miguel, MS; Cynthia Palacz, Assoc. Director Development

2:45pm – 2:55pm Young Investigator – Christiana Vargas, research assistant, Children’s Medical Practice, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

2:55pm – 3:15pm Closing Remarks


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