2019 Presentations

Keynote Address

Moving Beyond Health Disparities

Flavio F. Marsiglia, Ph.D.

Arizona State University Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center 

Arizona State University Global Center for Applied Health Research

Breakout Session 1

Experiences, Perceptions and Implications of HIV/AIDS Related Stigma in the Phoenix Metro Area

Kenja Hassan, ASU Office of Government and Community Relation

Dr. Wendy Wolfersteig, ASU SIRC

Jamal Brooks-Hawkins, Arizona Coalition to end Sexual and Domestic Violence 

Decreasing Health Disparities in Early Prenatal Care Initiation in Santa Cruz County, AZ

Kate Lewandowski, ADHS Bureau of Women's and Children's Health

Nidal Kram, Doctoral Student in Maternal and Child Health, U of A

Target audience research, Tailored message design: A strategic communication guide for developing effective health interventions catering to minority healthcare consumers

Dr. Olga Idriss Davis, ASU

Dr. Sean Upshaw, University of Utah

Transgender Topics: Eliminating Bias with Understanding

Dr.  Josef Burwell, Peacework Medical

Breakout Session 2

The Incidence and Prevalence of Bloodborne Infections in the State of Arizona and Current Obstacles to Testing and Treatment of HIV and Hepatitis C in Patients with a Substance Use Disorder 

Zachary Backlin, Crossroads-Glendale

Formerly Incarcerated Care 

Dr. Uriel Castaneda, Mountain Park Health Center

Lizbeth Cobb, Mountain Park Health Center

Paula Krasselt, Mountain Park Health Center 

Gregorio Montes de Oca, Mountain Park Health Center

Health Partners: A Successful Model for Engaging Health Professions Students in the Social Determinants of Health

John Quintana, North Country HealthCare 

Nourish: A movement to Center Conversations on the Dynamics that Race, Poverty, Trauma, Shame and Weight Bias Play on our Relationships with Food

Adrienne Udarbe, Pinnacle Prevention

Compassion Fatigue Prevention of Lay Employees Distributing Naloxone Kits 

Dr. Maria Aguilar-Amaya, ASU SIRC

Monica Gutierrez, ASU SIRC 

Addressing social determinants of health: findings from a large-scale multi-site intervention in Maricopa County 

Grant Yoder, ASU SIRC 

Dr. Wendy Wolfersteig, ASU SIRC 

Maria Aguilar-Amaya, ASU SIRC 

Vanessa Amaya Contreras, Dignity Health

How Seed Money Can Help Reduce Health Disparities in Arizona: The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence and Innovation Research Grants

Francisco Lucio - U of A College of Medicine - Phoenix 

Cammy Bellis, U of A College of Medicine - Phoenix 

Dylan Sabb - U of A College of Medicine - Phoenix, Student- Class of 2020

Impacts of anti-immigrant sentiments on adolescent wellbeing in the Arizona-Sonora border region 

Marvyn Arevalo Avalos, ASU Global Center for Applied Health Research

Dr. Hilda Garcia Perez, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, sede Nogales 

Dr. Stephanie Ayers, ASU Global Center for Applied Health Research 

Dr. Flavio Marsiglia, ASU Global Center for Applied Health Research & ASU SIRC

A Promotores Model to Increase Research Awareness, Participation and Opportunities for Underserved Communities

Dr. Claudia Martinez, Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center

Gloria Chavez, Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center

Maria Grijalva, Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center 

Lourdes Cordova, ASU 

Refugee Health Partnerships

David Schlinkert, ASU Morrison Institute for Public Policy 

Nina Fader, Catholic Charities 

Building Regional Capacity to Advance Health Equity: Preliminary Results of Multi-Sector Health Equity Survey 

Diana Gomez,  Yuma County Public Health Services District 

Dr. Samantha Sabo, NAU - Center for Health Equity Research