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Rural Poverty and Health Equity Summit Advancing Health Equity and Well-being

Rural Poverty and Health Equity Summit

Rural Poverty and Health Equity Summit
Advancing Health Equity and Well-being

On Friday, November 22, 2019, Bakersfield College hosted a Rural Poverty and Health Equity Summit that focused on advancing health equity and well-being for California's Central Valley communities.

Join the Conversation #ruralHEALsummit


The National Academies of Sciences Engineering Medicine Logo

In partnership with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to identify evidence-based policies to reduce the rate of child poverty and improve economic mobility for rural communities.

Featuring: Congressman TJ Cox
Hosted by: Bakersfield College on behalf of the Rural HEAL Collaborative

Sponsored by


Agenda

Join the Conversation #ruralHEALsummit

Agenda subject to change.

8:00 a.m.

Light Breakfast

Welcome Remarks on Behalf of Rural HEAL

Dr. Sonya Christian
President
Bakersfield College

@SonyaChristian
About Sonya Christian

TJ Cox
U.S. Representative
Congressional District 21

@RepTjcox
About TJ Cox

Norma Rojas-Mora
Director of Communications and Community Relations
Bakersfield College

@BAKcollege
About Norma Rojas-Mora

Rural Health Panel #1: Forming a Collaborative Structure to Advance Rural Health Equity

Moderator:
Dr. Kathleen Murphy
Pediatrician
Valley Children's Hospital

@CareForKids
About Dr. Kathleen Murphy

Dr. Nancy Burke
Professor Public Health
UC Merced

@ucmerced
About Dr. Nancy Burke

Russell Judd
CEO
Kern Medical Center

@KernMedical
About Russell Judd

Dr. Sonya Christian
President
Bakersfield College

@SonyaChristian
About Sonya Christian

Dr. Tania Pacheco–Werner
Co-Director
CVHPI, CSU Fresno

@taniahlthplce
About Dr. Tania Pacheco–Werner

Rural Health Panel #2: Air Quality

Moderator:
Emanuel Alcala
Co-Assistant Director
Central Valley Health Policy Institute

@EmanuelAlcala4
About Emanuel Alcala

John Moua, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Pediatric Pulmonology
UCSF Fresno

@UCSFFresno
About John Moua, MD

Kevin Hamilton, RRT, ACS
Respiratory Therapist, Asthma Clinical Specialist, CEO
Central California Asthma Collaborative

@kevoman1
About Kevin Hamilton, RRT, ACS

Dr. Sandie Ha
Professor of Public Health
UC Merced

@DrSandieHa
About Dr. Sandie Ha

Rural Health Panel #3: Substance Use

Moderator:
TJ Cox
U.S. Representative
Congressional District 21

@TJCoxCongress
About TJ Cox

Dr. Anna Song
Professor of Psychology
UC Merced Nicotine and Cannabis Policy Center

@CalNcpc
About Dr. Anna Song

Dr. Rais Vohra
Family Medicine
UCSF Fresno

@UCSFFresno
About Dr. Rais Vohra

Dr. David Rohac
Faculty
Bakersfield College

@rohac_david
About Dr. David Rohac

Rural Health Panel #4: Impact & Implications of Rural Health

Moderator:
Cindy Collier
Collaborative Lead
HEAL

@cinbillcollier
About Cindy Collier

Serena Yang, MD, MPH
Chief of Pediatrics
UCSF Fresno

@UCSFFresno
About Serena Yang, MD, MPH

Dr. Thelma Hurd
Director of Medical Education
UC Merced

@ucmerced
About Dr. Thelma Hurd

Sharlet Briggs
CEO
Adventist Health

@AdventistHealth
About Sharlet Briggs

11:50 a.m.

Closing Remarks

Dr. Julianne McCall
Science Officer
California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research

@Cal_OPR
About Julianne McCall