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UConn Health to Address Health Disparities

FARMINGTON –  Health officials are gearing up to address health disparities in Connecticut.

The Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science at UConn in partnership with the Connecticut Legislative Black & Puerto Rican Caucus and the W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute, will host the National Health Disparities Elimination Summit at UConn Health in Farmington on  June 13.

The summit, “Keeping it Real: Real Solutions, Real Change,” seeks to spearhead an important dialogue and generate actionable solutions to eliminate health disparities.

The summit’s keynote speaker will be Louis W. Sullivan, M.D., former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, CEO and chairman of The Sullivan Alliance, and President Emeritus of the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Sullivan and other distinguished speakers will share their expertise and insight into the causes of health disparities and avenues for change. As a result, a collaborative atmosphere will be created to define pathways to truly eliminate health disparities.

For further information about the National Health Disparities Elimination Summit at UConn, visit the organization’s website (http://cicats.uconn.edu).

 

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