The annual Minority Health Conference was held on April 18, 2018 in Kearney, NE. The conference brochure and various presentations by our speakers are available below.
Keynote and Plenary speakers are listed first, then presentations are aligned by
the track name.
Keynote Alexis Bakos, PhD, U.S. HHS Office of Minority Health
Plenary Marshall Jeffries, ABD Sociology, and Esther Lucero, MPP, Seattle Indian Health Board
Plenary Valda Ford, MPH, Center for Human Diversity
Preventive Health Track
Refugee and Immigrant Data
Better Together: Learning about Immigrant and Refugee Community Health Needs
Nebraska Statewide Refugee Needs Assessment
Social Determinants of Health
Addressing a Food Desert to Prevent Diabetes Complications
* Jeffries and Lucero. Balance through Health Equity: an exercise by the Seattle
Indian Health Board. A Power Point presentation was not used.
Poverty, Health and Resources
Use of Near-Real-Time Electronic Health Record Data to Inform Surveillance of Health Disparities in Nebraska
What is Privilege and Inclusion?
The Nebraska Minority Public Health Association (NeMPHA) presented awards to recognize leaders in different fields. The 2018 awards were presented to:
Community Health Worker Award
Frank Peak Memorial Award
Service Provider Award