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CERC 9th Annual Health Disparities Institute Set for October 26-28

The Caribbean NIMHD Exploratory Research Center of Excellence (CERC), and the UVI School of Nursing will hold its 9th Annual Health Disparities Institute, October 26-28, 2016, in St. Thomas at the Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort. The Institute is entitled: “Increasing Health Equity and Improving Health Outcomes for Marginalized Communities: Focus on Health Literacy, Climate Change and Health Policy.”

The event is open to the public and would be of interests to health professionals, human services professionals; health policy leaders; criminal justice professionals; elected and appointed officials, educators, students, community leaders; concerned citizens; religious leaders and the media. 

To submit an abstract visit our website at http://cercuvi.com for submission instructions or email cercabstracts@uvi.edu for further abstract related inquiries. For further information you may contact Lorna J. Williams-Sutton, program administrator at (340) 692-4276 or Noreen Michael, research director at (340) 693-1172 or via the Institute email at cercsecretariat@cercuvi.com.  Registration will open soon.