Save the Date:

20th Annual Public Health Symposium

Monday, April 6, 2015

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Rutgers University Medical School – Piscataway, NJ

"Eliminate Health Disparities: Strategies that Make a Difference"

This year’s Symposium will discuss health disparities including, but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, and orientation.  In addition, the program will highlight successful and replicable ways in which organizations are addressing them.  

We hope you can join us to learn how we can ALL work to impact health disparities in New Jersey.


Dwayne C. Proctor, PhD 

Director, Eliminating Health Disparities Portfolio

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Carolyn Daniels, Med, DHSc

Director, Office of Minority and Multicultural Health

NJ Department of Health

Plus a panel of presenter highlighting local initiatives.


Sandra E. Echeverria, PhD, MPH

Rutgers School of Public Health

Gary Paul Wright

African American Office of Gay Concerns

Mary Bentley-LaMar

Sickle-Cell Anemia Association of NJ

Each panelist will describe the work done by their organizations / initiatives, and how that work impacts health disparities at the local level.

Highlight a recent project or initiative through a poster presentation!  Submit your poster details at the following link:

Provide information and resources about the services of your organization or association through a tabletop display!  Provide details here:


Light supper will be provided!




2.0 CE, CHES and CNH provided!