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Join us for the Second Annual Parenting and Family Well-Being Forum
Children at Risk

April, 2013

 
CHILDREN AT RISK
 
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The Second Annual Parenting and Family Well-Being Forum
Ensuring the Success of Our Children: Combating New Morbidities

The phrase “new morbidities” was first coined in the 1970s to describe the shift in factors that affect the health and well-being of our families.  While the medical community has made great strides in eradicating infectious diseases, our communities increasingly face complex social issues that negatively impact the well-being of our children.  Please join us on April 22nd for the Second Annual Parenting and Family Well-Being Forum.  Topics include: healthcare disparities, family structure, homelessness, food insecurity, poverty, and risky behaviors in adolescents.  Dr. Glenn Flores, a national expert in disparities in children’s health and healthcare will be providing a keynote address. 

April 22, 2013
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Rice BioScience Research Collaborative
6500 Main Street
Houston, Texas, 77030

Regular admission $45
Student admission: $25

 
Limited scholarships available: contact Eliza Horn (ehorn@childrenatrisk.org) for more details  

CEU credits will be offered and lunch will be provided.

Register

Speakers and Topics Include:

Confronting New Morbidities 2.0: A Call to Action
Angelo Giardino, MD, PhD, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and
Bob Sanborn, EdD, President and CEO, CHILDREN AT RISK

America’s Invisible Children− Homeless Youth in America
Ira Colby, PhD, Dean, Graduate College of Social Work, University of Houston

The Successful Elimination of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Children’s Health and Healthcare
Glenn Flores, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Clinical Sciences, and Public Health, UT Southwestern

Implications of Socioeconomic Disparity on Child Health
Chris Greeley, MD, Associate Professor, UT Health Science Center

Family Demographics in the 21st Century: Implications for Child Well-Being
Holly Heard, PhD, Senior Research Analyst, Houston Education Research Consortium

Social Context and Children’s Food Insecurity
Rachel Kimbro, PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology, Rice University

Substance Abuse and HIV/STI among Houstonian Minority Youth
Ron Peters, DrPH, Associate Professor, UT Health Science Center  

Evidence-Based Practices, Children, and Our Community
Jon Tyson, MD, MPH, Professor, UT Health Science Center

 

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