The conference will provide a forum for public health professionals and community members to explore and gain practical knowledge using the tracks of Preventive Health, Refugee/Immigrant Data, Social Determinants of Health, Organizational Capacity and Cultural Intelligence, with a focus on health equity. It will provide opportunities to foster professional development and networking opportunities, learning strategies to advance health equity, and explore and increase knowledge of social and cultural factors that influence health.
: Information will be updated as it's confirmed. The Cultural Intelligence track is designed as one training in three parts. Each part can be attended independently.Conference Agenda (Draft as of March 12)
If paying by Mastercard or Visa, card information must be available when registering. An electronic check uses the information from your paper check, not an electronic document. Checks should be made out to the Department of Health and Human Services and mailed to:
Health Disparities and Health Equity
c/o Cindy Harmon
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 95026
Lincoln NE 68509-5026
DHHS and university individuals can pay by IBT. Enter the discount code "PAYibt" and select "ATTEND-IBT" to register.
For group checks, contact Cindy at 402-471-0152 for details. When checks are received, a confirmation email will be sent to the address provided.
EXHIBITORS: Exhibit booths include 1 registration for the person working the booth, a 8' table and chairs, and access to electricity. The cost is $150.00. One person can attend the conference from the exhibit booth. Product sales are not permitted. Booth space will be confirmed by email upon receipt of payment. Spaces are limited this year. Please sign up early to guarantee a space.
Free blood pressure screenings will be provided by Community Health Workers in the Health Navigators program.
SCHOLARSHIPS: At this time, scholarships are not available. Please check back frequently for changes.
HOTEL: A Block Room Rate of $104.95 is available until March 20, 2018 at the Comfort Inn, by calling 855-849-1513. Ask for the Minority Health Conference room rate. Other nearby hotels include the Holiday Inn, LaQuinta Inn and Suites, Fairfield Inn and Suites, Hampton Inn and the Holiday Inn Express.
The Nebraska Minority Public Health Association (NeMPHA) offers awards each year to recognize leaders in different fields. Nomination due dates have been moved to March 20. Awards will be presented at the conference on April 18.
2017 Award Winners