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Amplify Equity: COVID-19 Impact on Nevada's Diversity & Equity Populations

Join us for a new webinar series titled "Amplify Equity: COVID-19's Impact on Nevada's Diversity and Equity Populations." On Tuesday, June 23, from 1 to 3 p.m., the theme will focus on the regional and national perspective. 

Hear from keynote speaker Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine at the UC Davis School of Medicine and Founding Director of the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities, and learn more about Nevada's stratified data (how data is assembled; Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and COVID Dashboard) from Tina Dortch, Program Manager at the Nevada Department of Health & Human Services - Office of Minority Health & Equity

There will also be a special panel of experts providing their perspectives from various communities:

  • African American - Dr. Melva Thompson-Robinson, UNLV Center for Health Disparities Research
  • Asian Pacific Islander - Dr. Francisco Sy, UNLV School of Public Health
  • LatinX - Dr. Erika Marquez, UNLV School of Public Health
  • LGBTQ - Dr. Lauren Chapple-Love, Psychological Solutions of Nevada
  • Native American - Dr. Crystal Lee, University of New Mexico College of Population Health

This series is brought to you by a collaboration of partners:

  • Nevada Minority Health & Equity Coalition
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) School of Public Health
  • Nevada Office of Minority Health & Equity
  • Nevada Commission on Minority Affairs
  • UNLV Center for Health Disparities Research
  • Dreamsickle Kids Foundation

* Please note that there will be a maximum capacity for the webinar, but a recording will be provided following the event.

Register here