January 24, 2012

Latino Health Promotion Summit

Latino Health Promotion Summit:

A Focus on Prevention & Community Collaboration
February 10-11, 2012

ALMA, NHMA & LMSA Regional CME Meeting

The University of Arizona, College of Medicine
Presented by: Arizona Hispanic Center of Excellence and The Office of Outreach and Multicultural Affairs

Goal: To foster collaboration between the medical and lay community in order to take action on disease prevention, such as supporting the availability of public spaces (i.e. parks) for physical activity promotion.


Friday, February 10 Topic Location
4:00-6:00 pm Welcome networking reception and community event/talk with faculty, community and students

“Obesity and Health Policy Issues: A National Perspective”

Speaker: Elena Ríos, MD, MSPH

President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), Washington, DC

“Obesity and Health Policy Issues: A View from Arizona”

Speaker: John Molina, MD, JD

Chief Executive Officer, Phoenix Indian Medical Center

Kiewit Auditorium
6:30 pm Leadership dinner

(Dr. Bootman, Dr. Goldschmid, Speakers, Mr. Adolfo Echeveste,

Dr. Elena Ríos, Karen Mlawsky, Dr. Coull, Dr. Beita, Dr. López)

Saturday,February 11 Topic Location
8:00-9:00 am Breakfast with Residents and Registration for CME Event

Kiewit Auditorium
9:15-9:30 am Welcome and Introduction DuVal Auditorium,

UMC, Room 2600

9:30-10:00 am “Obesity as a Social Determinant of Health”

Speaker: Howard Eng, MS, DrPH, RPh

Assistant Professor and Director, Southwest Border Rural Health Research Center

10:00-10:40 am Keynote Speaker –

“Impact of Obesity on Latino Populations”

Elena Ríos, MD, MSPH

President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), Washington, DC

10:40-11:00 am Coffee/view exhibits
11:00-12:30 pm Understanding Diabetes—Therapeutic Targets: 30 min: Dr. Stephen Thomson, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship

Management of Childhood Obesity: 30 min: Dr. Roberto Ruiz (ALHA), Medical Director, Arizona Diabetes Foundation/Assistant Clinical Professor

Depression in Latinos—A Primary Care Update: 30 min: Dr. Stephen Lopez, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

12:30-1:00 pm Lunch/view exhibits
1:00-2:45 pm Highlights on Best Practices:

Prevention of Obesity

Merrill Eisenberg

Salud Si

Carmen Ferlan

El Rio

Leticia Martinez

2:45-3:00 pm Coffee/view exhibits
3:00 pm Closing

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