The 5th Annual Latino Health Summit is presented by the Hispanic Health Coalition, with the purpose of bringing together experts in the fields of health, education, and policy, to engage in a conversation about the challenges facing the Latinx community.
With an estimated 4.5 million individuals in the Greater Houston Area identifying as Hispanic, our goal is to support solutions to improve the health and well-being for Hispanics in the Greater Houston- Area.
Amelie Ramirez, PhD – Associate Director, Cancer Prevention and Health Disparities, Founding Director, Institute for Health Promotion Research, Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Chair, Epidemiology and Biostatistics –Salud America
Conference Sessions Include:
-The Unmet Health Needs of Latino Communities in the Houston area
-Mobilizing Communities to Advance Health Equity
-Building Healthy Communities- A look at the Built Environment
-Latino Mental Health: Systemic Barriers and Opportunities
-The Public Health Crisis at the Border (Emerging Topic)
In-depth Workshops (Limited Seating Available)
-Health Literacy: Hidden Barriers and Practical Strategies
-Engagement in Advocacy for Health
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.
Parking may be found at 2046 University Blvd, Houston TX 77030. Guest Parking will be designated at the WEST LOT 5. Enter lot by using a credit or debit card-$8.50 all day.
Campus Building Location
Summit entrance and check-in is located at the Anderson-Clarke Center.
UH Graduate College of Social Work
MD Anderson Cancer Center-Certified Health Education Specialist
Please contact Karina Fernandez firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713.666.5644 for assistance.