NECHE Conference Agenda

April 22, 2021

8:30 - 9:00 AM

 

9:00 - 10:15 AM

10:45 - 12:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1:00 - 2:15 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:45 - 4:00 PM

4:00 - 4:15 PM

 Opening Remarks & Welcome

Trey Andrews, Associate Director of the Minority Health Disparities Initiative, Assistant Professor, Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Josie Rodriguez, Administrator at the DHHS Office of Health Disparities & Health Equity

 

NECHE Keynote 1 - The Impact of Unresolved Trauma on Health Equity

Donald WarneAssociate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the

University of North Dakota

Breakout Session 1 (Choose one)

Using and Collecting Social Determinants of Health and Demographic Data to Better Serve Your Community and Improve the Knowledge of Health Outcomes for Nebraskans 

Alison Keyser-MetoboEpidemiology Surveillance Coordinator for the State of Nebraska

The Patients' Journey: Lowering Diabetes by Following the Health Hub Pathways Model 

Camilla Barajas, Director of the Diabetes Program 

Angel Barclay, Community Health Representative 

Jessie Perez, Health Program Manager at the Nebraska DHHS Office of Health Disparities & Health Equity

Life Expectancy Calculator and Mapping for Nebraskans 

Dejun Su, Director of the Center for Reducing Health Disparities and

Associate Professor in the Department of Health Promotion at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

Genoa Indian School Digital Reconciliation Project

Judi M. Gaiashkibos, Executive Director of the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs 

Margaret Jacobs, Charles Mach Professor of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Director of the Center of Great Plains Studies

Larry Wright, Jr., Chairman of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

Breakout Session 2 (Choose one)

Recent Findings: the CHW Workforce Development Project, 2019-2020 Panel

Kathy Karsting, Program Manager of Title V Maternal Child Health in the Division of Public Health at the NE DHHS  

Drissa Toure, Community Clinical Research Coordinator for the Center of Reducing Disparities at the University of Nebraska Medical Center 

Teresa Barry Hultquist, Director of Evaluation and Associate Professor for the College of Nursing at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

Kerry Kernen, Division Chief of Community Health, Nutrition, and Clinical Services at the Douglas County Health Department 

A Tour of Nebraska Data Sources

Alian Kasabian, Director of the Methodology and Evaluation Research Core Facility, and Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

Nebraska Refugee Needs Assessment Survey and Social Determinants of Health Project Focusing on Refugee Language Needs

Anthony Zhang, Epidemiology Surveillance Coordinator for the State of Nebraska 

Nebraska Tribal Public Health Departments: the Vital Work Taking Place to Improve the Health of Nebraska Tribal Citizens

Mona Zuffante, Public Health Administrator at the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska 

Larry Wright, Jr., Chairman of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

Matthew Matusiak, Chief Executive Officer of the Health Services Division at the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska 

Meghan Curry O'Connell, Medical Epidemiologist for the Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board at the CDC Foundation 

NECHE Keynote 2 - Place Matters 3.0

Lori Seibel, President/CEO of Community Health Endowment of Lincoln

Closing Remarks

Trey Andrews, Associate Director of the Minority Health Disparities Initiative, Assistant Professor, Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

April 23, 2021

8:30 - 8:45 AM

8:45 - 10:00 AM

10:30 - 11:45 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

​12:15 - 1:15 PM

 

1:45 - 2:30 PM

 

 

 

 

2:45 - 3:30 PM

 

3:30 - 3:45 PM

Welcome

Josie Rodriguez, Administrator at the DHHS Office of Health Disparities & Health Equity

NECHE Keynote 3 - Imagineering Place: Tactics for Inclusion and Health

Andrea Marpillero-Colomina, 2020 Faculty Fellow at the Urban Systems Lab at The New School

Breakout Session 3 (Choose one)

The Ghosts in Our Fields: Migrant Farmworker Health in Nebraska

Athena Ramos, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Promotion at the Center for Reducing Health Disparities at the University of Nebraska Medical Center 

Improving Outcomes by Moving the Prevention Lens from Equality to Equity 

Nicole Roseberry, Assistant Vice President of Early Childhood Mental Health at the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation 

          

Community Health Workers: One Person Can Make a Difference 

Virginia Chaidez, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Angela Palmer-Wackerly, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

Winnebago Tribe Public Health Accreditation - Doing It Our Way
Mona Zuffante, Public Health Administrator for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska 

NECHE Keynote 4 - Framing Critical Leadership During a Critical Time

Marco Barker, Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

Panel Discussion on COVID-19: Section 1 - Community Voices

Discussing the role of social determinants of health and the impact of COVID on public health

Mona Zuffante, Public Health Administrator for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska 

Doris Lassiter, Director of the Nebraska Center for Healthy Families

Maria Reyes, Community Health Worker, and Spanish Interpreter at the Lexington Regional Health Center

Graciela Sharif, Hispanic Outreach Coordinator, Parent Training and Information (PTI) Nebraska 

Thuy Ho, Vietnamese Community Advocate, Asian Community and Cultural Center

Panel Discussion on COVID-19: Section 2 - Voices from Data and Systems

Discussing the role of social determinants of health and the impact of COVID on public health

Maria Cantu Hines, Case Investigator for the NE DHHS Office of Epidemiology

Mona Zuffante, Public Health Administrator for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska 

Armando De Alba Rosales, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Promotion at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

John Figliomeni, Epidemiology Surveillance Coordinator with the Nebraska DHHS Office of Epidemiology 

Closing Remarks

Rick Bevins, Director of the Minority Health Disparities Initiative, Director of the Rural Drug Addiction Research Center, and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Josie Rodriguez, Administrator at the DHHS Office of Health Disparities & Health Equity

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