Our 2019 conference focuses on how to identify, collect and interpret meaningful small population data to inform program implementation & advocacy. This important state-wide gathering of community members, advocates, public health officials, service providers, business leaders, community-based organizations, researchers and policy makers provides a rich co-learning platform for engaging key stakeholders and facilitating cross-sector collaborations.
In addition to keynote Rahul Bhargava (MIT Media Lab/Center for Civic Media), we anticipate a lively and informational discussion among the following panelists:
Elmer Freeman, Executive Director, Center for Community Health Education Research and Service
Dan Dooley, Director of Research & Evaluation, Boston Public Health Commission
Susan Koch-Weser, Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Kathy Chang, Research Assistant, Duke University TICAA study
Cindy Liu, Director, The Developmental Risk and Cultural Resilience Program at Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Chihiro Sato, Program Manager, Asian American Diabetes Initiative
Giles Li, Executive Director, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center
Moderator: Kimberly D. Lucas, Director of Civic Research, Boston Mayor’s Office
Participants will also have the opportunity to work on issues impacting the Asian American health by engaging in cross-sectoral breakout sessions in the afternoon.
Confirmed sponsors for the conference include: South Cove Community Health Center, MGH, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Tufts Health Plan, American Heart Association, Tokyo Biochemical Research Foundation, Eastern Bank and South Shore Health.