Schedule of Events

 

FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 22 (9:00 am – Noon)

Theme: Minority Health Promotion: Roles of Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR)

 

  • 8:15 am – 9:00 am

Conference Sign-In/Registration

 

  • 9:00 am – 9:05 am

Conference Welcome

Ms. Brendaly Rodríguez, Florida CHW Coalition Co-President

Dr. Lisa Hamilton, Florida CHW Coalition Co-President

 

  • 9:05 am – 9:20 am

Overview of Conference Goals, Activities, and Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Dr. Carolyn Tucker, UF Florida Blue Endowed Chair in Health Disparities Research and Florida CHW Coalition Board Member

 

  • 9:20 am – 10:05 am

Keynote Presentation and Questions and Answers

Dr. Consuelo Wilkins, Executive Director, Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance and Co-Director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core

 

  • 10:15 am – 11:10 am

         Concurrent Panel Sessions A1 – A5

(Each session includes public and anonymous input and questions from the audience)

 

Session A1

Minority Health Promotion Interventions and Relevant Research

Panelists:

Ms. Enid Santiago-Cruz (CHW)

Dr. Bridgett Rahim-Williams (Researcher)

Dr. Olveen Carrasquillo (Provider)

Session A2

The Roles of CHWs in Minority Health Promotion

Panelists:

Ms. Lepena Reid (Certified CHW)

Dr. Kelli Wells (Provider)

Dr. Fern Webb (Researcher)

Mr. Vince Hoelscher (Community Stakeholder)

 

Session A3

Characteristics of CBPR

Panelists:

Ms. Victoria McNeil (CBPR Researcher)

Ms. Khaliah Fleming (CBPR Researcher)

Ms. Deloris Rentz (Community Member)

 

Session A4

Roles of CHWs in Minority Health Promotion-Focused CBPR

Panelists:

Ms. Sornia Joseph (Certified CHW)

Dr. Tya M. Arthur (CBPR Researcher)

Ms. Kourtney Oliver (Community Stakeholder)

Session A5

How to Conduct Minority Health Promotion-Focused CBPR

Panelists:

Ms. Patria Alguila (Certified CHW)

Dr. Lauren Butler (CBPR Researcher)

Dr. Frederic F. Desmond (CBPR Researcher)

 

  • 11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Repeat of Panel Sessions A1 – A5

 

  • 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Lunch (and minority health-focused displays by exhibitors)

 

FRIDAY AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 22 (1:20 pm – 5:00 pm)

 

  • 1:20 pm – 1:35 pm

Florida Community Health Worker Coalition Updates and Year in Review

Ms. Brendaly Rodriguez and Dr. Lisa Hamilton

 

  • 1:35 pm – 1:40 pm

Introduction of the Guest Speaker

Dr. Carolyn Tucker

 

  • 1:40 pm – 1:50 pm

Guest Speaker

Dr. Celeste Philip, State Surgeon General and Secretary of the Florida Department of Health

 

  • 1:55 pm – 2:55 pm Concurrent Panel Sessions B1 – B5

Theme: CBPR to Address Common Chronic Health Problems in Minority Communities

(Each session includes public and anonymous input and questions from the audience)

 

Session B1

CBPR to Prevent/Reduce Obesity in Minority Adults and Youth

Panelists:

Mia Rosario (Certified CHW)

Dr. Kelechi Ibe-Lamberts  (CBPR and Translational Researcher)

Dr. Madeline Joseph (Provider)

Session B2

CBPR to Prevent/Reduce Prostate Disease

Panelists:

Mr. Victor Salgado (Certified CHW)

Dr. Lee Green (Community Stakeholder and CBPR Researcher)

Ms. Ayodola Anise (Translational and Health Disparities Researcher)

 

Session B3

Church-Focused CBPR to Prevent/Reduce Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease among Minorities

Panelists:

Ms. Kamaria Laffrey (Certified CHW)

Dr. Floyd Willis (Provider)

Dr. Penny Ralston (CBPR Researcher)

Session B4

CBPR and Strategies to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Panelists:

Ms. Karen Nutter (CHW)

Ms. Vivian Filer (Community Member)

Dr. Chevelle Hall (CBPR Researcher)

 

Session B5

Evaluation of CBPR Programs and Lessons Learned

Panelists:

Ms. Maria Azqueta (Certified CHW)

Dr. Lori Bilello (CBPR Researcher)

Ms. Marion Banzhaf (Community Stakeholder)

  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Repeat of Panel Sessions B1 – B5

 

  • 4:05 pm – 4:30 pm

Poster Presentations on Promoting Minority Health

  • 4:35 pm – 5:00 pm

Prize Drawings and Evaluation of Conference Day 1

 

  • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Reception (food served)

 

  • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Special Session: Strategies to Address the Challenges Facing Single Adults in Academic and Non-Academic Settings: A Roundtable Discussion Facilitated by Dr. Carolyn Tucker

 

SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 23 (9:00 am – 12:45 pm)

Theme: Barriers to CHWs and Other Community Members Being Partners in Minority Health Promotion-Focused CBPR, and Strategies for Overcoming These Barriers

(Two Panel-Led “Town Hall Meetings”)

 

  • 8:30 am – 9:00 am

Sign-In and Light, Healthy Breakfast

 

  • 9:00 am – 9:05 am

Welcome and Overview of Town Hall Meetings

Dr. Carolyn M. Tucker

 

  • 9:10 am – 12:20 pm Consecutive Town Hall Meetings

(Each town hall includes public and anonymous input and questions from the audience)

 

9:10 am – 10:40 am

Town Hall Meeting I

 

Barriers to CHWs Being Partners in Minority Health Promotion-Focused CBPR and Strategies for Overcoming These Barriers

 

Panelists:

Ms. Patria Alguila (CCHW)

Ms. Brendaly Rodriguez (CBPR Researcher)

Dr. Carolyn M. Tucker (CBPR Researcher)

 

10:50 am – 12:20 pm

Town Hall Meeting II

 

Barriers to Minority Community Members Being Partners and Participants in Minority Health Promotion-Focused CBPR and Strategies for Overcoming These Barriers

 

Panelists:

Ms. Tonya Bell (CCHW)

Ms. Jacqueline Robles (Community Member)

Dr. Julia Hastings (CBPR Researcher)

 

  • 12:25 pm – 1:35 pm

Lunch (and minority health-focused displays by exhibitors)

 

  • 12:25 pm – 1:35 pm

MACOD-R Partnership Luncheon

 

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 23 (1:40 pm – 4:00 pm)

Theme: Tips, Training, and Compensation for CHW Partners and Community Participants in Minority Health Promotion-Focused CBPR

 

  • 1:40 pm – 1:50 pm

Welcome and Introduction of the Featured Speaker

Dr. Carolyn M. Tucker

 

  • 1:50 pm – 2:30 pm

Featured Speaker and Questions and Answers

Ms. Floribella Redondo Martinez, BS., Network Director and President of the Arizona Community Health Workers’ Network (AzCHWN) at the Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center

 

  • 2:35 pm – 3:05 pm

Information Session: Certification and Renewal for CHWs and Information for Audience Members Interested in Becoming CHWs

Ms. Brendaly Rodriguez and Dr. Lisa Hamilton

 

  • 2:35 pm – 3:35 pm

Evaluation of Conference Day 2

 

  • 3:35 pm – 4:00 pm

Prize Drawings and Thank You

Dr. Lauren Butler and Dr. Kelechi Ibe-Lamberts