NCEAS Inaugural Conference Information

May 7th, 2019

2019 Keynote Speaker

Andrew Bazemore, MD will present the keynote talk at the First Annual NCEAS Conference on May 7, 2019. The title of his talk is, “Community Vital Signs: Achieving Equity through Primary Care Means Checking More than Blood Pressure”.  Dr. Bazmore is a practicing Family Medicine physician and currently serves as the director of the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies.

Conference Workshops

Education Demonstration: The Influence of Socioeconomics, Industry, and Policy on Dietary Lipid Consumption

Presented by: Anna-leila Williams, PA, PhD, MPH

Dr. Anna-Leila Williams is an Associate Professor of Medical Sciences at Quinnipiac University.

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Collaborating with Community Agencies to Support Education on Social Dertminants of Health

Presented by: Ashley Wennerstrom, PhD, MPH

Dr. Ashley Wennerstrom is an Associate Professor of Research at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.


Creating and Revising Clinical Cases for Teaching and Assessment of Social Determinants of Health.

Presented by: Felise Milan, MD

Dr. Felise Milan is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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Nothing about us without us: Community leaders teaching medical students at Rush Medical College

Presented by: Elizabeth Davis, MD and Paul Kent, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Davis is an Assitant Professor of Medicine at Rush Univesity Medical Center.

Dr. Paul Kent is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center.

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Identifying the End Product: Social Determinants of Health (SDH) knowledge, skills and attitudes that medical students should achieve at the end of their training

Presented by: Pablo Buitron de la Vega, MD, Memoona Hasnain, MD, MHPE, PhD, and Monica Yepes-Rios, MD, FACP

Dr. Pablo Buitron de la Vega is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine.

Dr. Memoona Hasnain is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.

Dr. Monica Yepes-Rios is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

Addressing Health Disparities through Interprofessional Education and Community-based Participatory Research

Presented by: Memoona Hasnain, MD, MHPE, PhD, Valerie Gruss, PhD, APN, CNP-BC, FAAN; Michael Koronkowski, PharmD

Dr. Memoona Hasnain is a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dr. Valerie Gruss is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Health Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. 

Dr. Michael Koronkowski is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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