Minority and Multicultural Health Events Listing
Last Saturday of every month
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Hospitality Center for Chinese
China Place Building
1407 Cleveland Ave N.
St Paul, MN 55423
Audience: Chinese seniors
Description: This program provides an opportunity for Chinese seniors to socialize each other. It is held at the last Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hospitality Center for the Chinese, China Place Building, 1407 Cleveland Ave N. St. Paul, MN 55108. Seniors listen to some seminars given by Chinese physicians, invited by CSSC or other speakers. Seniors play chess, mahjiang game, potluck lunch.
Yi Li You
For more information: Chinese Social Services Center
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from September-May
Annex R.E.A.C.H Community Office
2404 Plymouth Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Audience: Male and females 15 years and older
Description: Free confidential HIV community-based testing. Call to schedule individual testing. Includes Sister to Sister one-on-one HIV/STD Risk Reduction Program for teen girls and women.
Theresa Evans Ross
For more information: Annex Teen Clinic
Minnesota Community Health Worker Alliance
Meets first Wednesday of every month with the exception of July
Monthly Twin Cities meeting rotates among member sites with teleconference access for those in Greater Minnesota
Audience: Community health workers and representatives of stakeholder organizations such as mutual assistance associations and other community nonprofits, tribes, community clinics, hospitals, clinic systems, health plans, voluntary health organizations, state and local public health and human services agencies, health plans, post-secondary schools, funders and others
Description: The MN CHW Alliance is a welcoming and inclusive partnership of CHWs and stakeholder organizations who work together to advance the CHW field in order to achieve the Triple Aim, reduce health disparities, expand and diversify the health care workforce and foster healthier communities.
For monthly meeting location and other information, contact:
Coffman Memorial Union Theater
300 Washington Ave SE, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Description: "Improving Access to Mental Health Services: The Affordable Care Act" features three keynote speakers. Howard H. Goldman, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Goldman's expertise is in evaluating mental health services and financing programs and policies. Veronica Svetaz, M.D., MPH, is a family practice and adolescent health physician at Hennepin Family Care East Lake. She was instrumental in creating the WSCHS Aqui Para Ti Youth Development Clinic for Latino adolescents and their parents. Susan Abderholden, MPH is Executive Director for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota. Under her direction, NAMI has grown dramatically in its mission, scope of programs, budget and credibility in the community. Her advocacy has created, nurtured, and influenced extensive public policy initiatives at local, state, and federal levels.
For more information: Health Disparities Roundtable: Improving Access to Mental Health Services
9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
451 Lexington Parkway N.
St. Paul, MN 55104
Audience: EHDI grantees
Registration deadline: April 23 (Noon)
Description: This is a training for all active EHDI grantees. Registration is required due to limited space and to allow us to plan adequately for refreshments. Each grantee may register up to two (2) persons for this training, one of which must be the designated EHDI grant coordinator.
To register, please see the Event registration page. Select OMMH EHDI Grantee Training Meeting 2014 from the dropdown menu, complete the registrant information and click "Register for Event."
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
1915 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Audience: Women over 40 who have had their last mammogram one year ago
Description: In partnership with Park Nicollet Foundation and Sage, Centro will provide free mammograms to women. Please contact Sandra Reyes at 612-874-1412 to register or email: email@example.com.
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
University of Minnesota - West Bank
Audience: Graduate students and professionals in public health, medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing, dentistry, public affairs, law, social work, pharmacy, public policy, global health, agricultural, food and environmental sciences.
Cost: Please visit website to get cost information for the various courses offered.
Registration deadline: 05/26/2014
Event description: The Summer Public Health Institute, now in its 13th year, offers courses for students and practice professionals in public health and related fields. Participants can build or expand their professional expertise, learn best practices, broaden career options, network with other professionals or explore a new area of interest. Courses are intensive, highly interactive and applications based with opportunities for field trips, case studies, hands-on labs and simulations.
For more information: Summer Public Health Institute
451 Lexington Parkway North
St. Paul, MN 55104
Description: On February 1, 2014, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) released their report titled, "Advancing Health Equity in Minnesota". Join the Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) on June 17 when they will host a forum on health disparities featuring Commissioner Edward Ehlinger who will discuss the Advancing Health Equity report, and a panel of physicians who will share their insights on working with minority populations.
Audience members will have the opportunity to: -Learn more about MDH's efforts to address Minnesota's health disparities and health inequities. -Hear physicians share their best practices for working with minority populations. -Discuss what role physicians can play in addressing health disparities.
Registration information: MMA member price: $25, non-member price: $40, medical student price: $10. Registration information can be found at Minnesota Medical Association - Health Disparities Forum.
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 S 2nd Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Audience: People with diabetes and prediabetes, their families, health professionals, interested others
Description: The EXPO is FREE and includes health screenings, cooking demonstrations, product and service exhibitors, as well as leading experts talking about diabetes management, research and prevention. Get the latest information on preventing and managing diabetes and its deadly complications to help keep you and your family healthy. See more at: Minneapolis EXPO 2014.
Minneapolis Marriott Southwest
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Audience: Health care professionals and students; community clinic personnel; professionals from public health, social services, health plans and government; community health workers; policy makers; health activists and others
Description: This 2-day conference examines the ongoing impact of health reforms on safety net providers and showcases ways we can improve care and advance health equity for underserved populations.
For more information: Many Faces of Community Health Conference