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CDC - Event Home - May 2017 - Vital Signs Town Hall Teleconference - STLT Gateway

CDC - Event Home - May 2017 - Vital Signs Town Hall Teleconference - STLT Gateway

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Saving Lives. Protecting People.

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African American Health: Creating Equal Opportunities for Health

May 9, 2017 • 2:00 to 3:00 PM (ET)
Teleconference Details

Join CDC subject matter experts and other public health professionals for a town hall teleconference on

May 9, 2017
2:00–3:00 pm (ET)

Dial in (USA only): 800-857-0764
Passcode: 795-4413

Speakers' Biographies

Portrait image of Timothy J. CunninghamTimothy J. Cunningham, ScD; LCDR, USPHS
Dr. Timothy J. Cunningham is a team lead with CDC’s Division of Population Health.
Dr. Timothy J. Cunningham trained with CDC as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer and is a Lieutenant Commander in the US Public Health Service. His research has focused on understanding health differences related to race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, and geography. He has deployed for numerous public health emergencies, including Superstorm Sandy and outbreaks of Ebola and Zika. He is an active member of the American Public Health Association and the American College of Epidemiology. Dr. Cunningham received his master and doctor of science degrees from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Portrait image of Edward Ehlinger, MD, MSPHEdward Ehlinger, MD, MSPH
Dr. Edward Ehlinger is Minnesota’s Commissioner of Health
Dr. Edward Ehlinger is a past president of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO). As commissioner, Dr. Ehlinger is responsible for directing the work of the Minnesota Department of Health—the state’s lead public health agency dedicated to protecting, maintaining, and improving the health of all Minnesotans. Prior to his appointment as health commissioner by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton in January 2011, Dr. Ehlinger was director and chief health officer at Boynton Health Service at the University of Minnesota. From 1980 to 1995, he served as director of Personal Health Services for the Minneapolis Health Department. He is also an adjunct professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. He is board certified in pediatrics and internal medicine.
Portrait image of Tameka BrazileTameka Brazile, MBA
Tameka Brazile is the program manager for the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program with the Multnomah County Public Health Division in Portland, Oregon.
Tameka Brazile has a deeply rooted passion for connecting communities with decision makers to develop strategies that systematically change social injustices, particularly those occurring among communities of color and ethnic identity. Ms. Brazile has an MBA in healthcare administration and has been working in the healthcare sector for 22 years.
Portrait image of Tameka BrazileMarguerite Ro, DrPH
Dr. Marguerite Ro is the chief of the Assessment, Policy Development, and Evaluation Unit and director of the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention section of Public Health—Seattle & King County.
Because Dr. Marguerite Ro understands that building relationships is a foundation for achieving progress in health equity, Dr. Ro has focused her efforts on working with diverse communities to eliminate health inequities among our nation’s most at-risk populations. She is a member of the CDC Advisory Committee to the Director/Health Disparities Subcommittee and a former chair of the HHS Advisory Committee on Minority Health. As deputy director of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, she played a leadership role in the development of Health Through Action, a groundbreaking partnership program to close health gaps for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. Previously, when she was an assistant professor at Columbia University, Dr. Ro served as senior policy analyst for Community Voices, a national demonstration project to improve access to care for vulnerable populations. She earned her masters and doctorate degrees from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

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