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The Rutgers Health Anniversary Symposium: “Uncovering Solutions to Health Inequities”

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Rutgers Health presents its anniversary symposium, “Uncovering Solutions to Health Inequities,” on March 20 in New Brunswick. This event will explore health equity and disparities in our communities through research, care, public policy, and community outreach.

The symposium includes speakers with question-and-answer sessions, an internal panel of faculty and staff to discuss how we are addressing health equity at Rutgers, and an opportunity to network with your colleagues during breakfast and lunch.

Plenary Speaker

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD
Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
National Institutes of Health

Additional Speakers

Kaitlan Baston, MD, MSc, DFASAM
Acting Commissioner
New Jersey Department of Health

J. Margo Brooks Carthon, PhD, RN, FAAN
Tyson Family Endowed Term Chair for Gerontological Research
University of Pennsylvania


John Nelson, PhD, CNS
Program Director of AIDS Education and Training Center
National Coordinating Resource Center, Rutgers School of Nursing

Rafael E. Pérez-Figueroa, MD, MPH
Associate Dean for Community Engagement and Public Health Practice,
Rutgers School of Public Health

Denise Rodgers, MD, FAAP
Vice Chancellor of Interprofessional Programs at Rutgers Health,
RBHS Chair in Interprofessional Education,
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Maria Soto-Greene, MD
Executive Vice Dean and Director, Hispanic Center of Excellence,
New Jersey Medical School

Jill York, DDS
Assistant Dean for Extramural Clinics
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

Moderated by:
Mary O’Dowd, MPH
Executive Director of Health Systems and Population
Health Integration, Rutgers Health

College Avenue Student Center, New Brunswick

Free and open to members of the Rutgers community. Register in advance to attend.


March 20
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Rutgers Health
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College Avenue Student Center
126 College Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 United States
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