Conference Update

 The conference planning committee is continuing the conference planning process while committed to keeping the health and safety of attendees in mind. More information on the conference format will be announced here and in our social media as soon as it is available. 


Networking opportunities

This conference gathers over 300 professionals throughout Arizona, interested and working in the health disparities field. It touches on all populations and disease topics, and connects research, prevention, clinical, and policy arenas.


Scientific Poster Session

Share your work with other colleagues at our popular poster session! For more information about the poster session click on the sponsors tab.

The Planning Committee

 The Arizona Health Equity Conference planning committee is dedicated to reducing health disparities and promoting health equity through the domains of research, prevention, clinical care, and policy.

All planning committee members volunteer their expertise and time into making the Arizona Health Equity Conference a success. 

Leading organization: 

Equality Health 

Planning committee members:

Committee members listed in alphabetical order by first name:

Christine Morgan, Ed.D - AT Still University-SOMA

Christine Rizk - HonorHealth Research Institute

Deb Batavia - Equality Health Foundation

Emily Oake,  MHSM - Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers

Farhia Omar, MPH - Mayo Clinic

Genesis Verduzco - Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association

Jeff Lewis - El Rio Community Health Center

John Quintana - North Country Healthcare

Kim Barnes, MPH - University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health  

Lauriane Hanson, M.Adm - Equality Health

Pavi Shetty -Mercy Care

Teresa Manygoats- Arizona Department of Health Services

Tiffany Luu - Esperanca

Wendy Wolfersteig, Ph.D. - ASU SIRC

*Special Advisor: Anabell Castro Thompson, MSN, APRN, ANP-C, FAAN, FAANP - Equality Health


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