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Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar: Social Determinants of Health

Join the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Library on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM for Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health: Social Determinants of Health webinar.

Course Description

Healthy People 2020 places a renewed emphasis on identifying, measuring, tracking, and reducing health disparities through the new Social Determinants of Health topic area and objectives.

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the relationship between conditions in the social, physical, and economic environment in which people live – also referred to as the social determinants of health, and health outcomes.
  • Identify examples of social determinants of health in the context of a local community.
  • Describe how communities are addressing the social determinants of health to reduce health disparities.

Registration is required.
To register for this webinar, click here.

Instructors

Carter Blakey, Deputy Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Dr. Aaron Wernham, Director, The Health Impact Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Location

University of Tennessee Health Sciences Library
Alexander Building, Room 307
877 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38163

If you have questions, contact Brenda Green, uthscisd@uthsc.edu.

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