Black Men’s Health Conference

November 15, 2014

BLACK MEN: ENDANGERED OR THRIVING?

Your Health.Your Choices.Your Responsibility.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Randall C. Morgan Jr., Executive Director of the Cobb/National Medical Association Health Institute

In the Adult Workshops You Will:

Discuss why black men get sicker and die faster than others.
Gain understanding about diseases that affect MANY black men, such as heart disease, prostate cancer, and diabetes.
Get the REAL DEAL on HIV and STDs.

Special Teens Only workshop will cover violence prevention

Workshop Speakers:

Dr. Stanley Broadnax
Dr. Eric Washington
Dr. Keith Melvin
Dr. Joe Hackworth

 

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RWJF: Breaking Through the Myth of the ‘Deadbeat Dad’, 10/21/2014

October 21, 2014

Breaking Through the Myth of the ‘Deadbeat Dad’

Professor of nursing at Rush University in Chicago, Wrenetha Julion, is working to break the public’s perception and overuse of the term ‘deadbeat dad’ in African American communities and foster the positive involvement of fathers that currently do not live with their children. Juilion is performing research at a time where the topic is stirring, as President Obama has launched initiatives to address challenges that face fathers that are of color and promote parenting responsibility among these fathers. …

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Men’s Health Conference with Oscar Robertson a Success

November 29, 2013

The Center for Closing the Health Gap hosted its first conference on black men’s health with featured guest Oscar Robertson on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

We had a great turnout for the event with more than 150 people. The day was full of inspirational moments where men were able to share concerns about their health in a safe place. The forum provided an eye-opening experience for attendees and speakers alike.

Take a look at video from the day’s events.

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