Health Care Symposium: Prevention, Privacy, and Price in the Wellness Society
Dialogue on Diversity in partnership with GPI organizes a symposium on May 23rd about Health Care: Prevention, Privacy, and Price in the Wellness Society.
Please join us for a lively discussion on Affordable Care Act, wellness and major health threats with prominent experts.
9:30 a.m. WELCOME, MA. CRISTINA CABALLERO, President/CEO, Dialogue on Diversity, Convenor
Congressional Greeting; Hon. Raúl Grijalva, U.S. House of Representatives – Presentation of Award
Jackie Reyes, Director, Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs
9:45 am WELLNESS: CONCEPTS AND STRATEGIES – THE OVERVIEW
Prof. Paolo von Schirach, Global Policy Institute, Overview of a Health System
10:15 THE ACA: A SUMMING UP AS OF 2017
Jeanette Contreras, CMS, Department of Health and Human Services
Janel George, National Women’s Law Center
Mara Youdelman, National Health Law Program
11:15 PREVENTION HI-TECH AND LO-TECH – ROUTES TO THE GOAL OF WELLNESS The role of Life-Style. Wellness Concerns. A Science of Nutrition. Problems of Women’s Health.Dr. Adrienne Smith, Office on Women’s Health DHHS
Dr. Jennifer Bishop-Crawford, Office on Women’s Health, Department of Health and Human Services
12:30 p.m. MIDDAY/LUNCH SESSION PRINCIPAL SPEAKER
DR. JOXEL GARCIA, M.D. Anderson Center, University of Texas, Cancer Moon Shot Program, Executive Director, Cancer Prevention and Control Platform – A “Transformative” Task
2:00 BARRIERS TO ACCESS – AND REMEDIES Culture and Language: Income Class, Gender, Education, Communication (linguistic and cultural factors), Neighborhoods (the supportive or deleterious social environment). Promoting Diversity of Class, Ethnicity, Language in health care schooling and professional qualification. Nursing as the transmission medium par excellence . Roles for NGOs.
Sergio Rimola. M.D., Chair, National Hispanic Medical Association,
Virginia. Rosalia Fajardo, Multicultural Family and Education Center Astrid
Jimenez, Nueva Vida, on cultural competency
3:00 TECHNOLOGY AND ECONOMICS — Aspects of IT Adoption in the Health Care/Medical Universe Telehealth and Telemedicine The Advent of Precision Medicine. Electronic Health Records and the Elusive Goal of Privacy. Clinical Trials and Privacy. Research and Privacy.
Ifeoma Ajunwa, University of D.C., Harvard, Fellow 2016-17 Wellness: Programs and Privacy
Martin Mendoza, Ph.D., Office of Minority Health, FDA, on clinical trials
Jason Resendez, Director, Latinos Against Alzheimer’s, on clinical trials, Alzheimer’s
3:45 THE CUTTING EDGE – Major Health Threats . Current Developments and the Role of Research: Innovative progress in Diagnosis, Treatment. The Concerns with Patients’ Families, Colleagues, and Others Parties.
Herman Alvarado, Ana G. Mendez University System, Capital Area, on Mental Health
Hilda Crespo, Vice President, Aspira Assocation, on HIV
* Breakfast and lunch will be served.