The Social Determinants of Mental Health: From Awareness to Action
June 3-4, 2010
Exploring the ways in which social context impacts mental health and well-being -- The purpose of the conference is to increase awareness about how social conditions, such as housing quality, land use, food security, employment opportunity, working conditions, the environment, public safety, and public service systems, impact mental health and well-being; and to encourage the establishment of multidisciplinary collaborations to develop new knowledge and practice innovations that are informed by the social determinants framework.
David Satcher, MD, PhD - The 16th Surgeon General of the United States, a former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a member of the World Health Organizationís Commission on the Social Determinants of Health. Currently, Dr. Satcher is the Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute; Director, Center of Excellence on Health Disparities; and the Poussaint-Satcher-Cosby Chair in Mental Health at the Morehouse School of Medicine.
Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH - Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and the Anna Cheskis Gelman and Murray Charles Gelman Professor of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.
For more information and registration, go to: http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/default.aspx?EventID=805676
Lynn C. Todman, PhD
Institute on Social Exclusion
Adler School of Professional Psychology
65 E. Wacker Place
Chicago, IL 60601-7298
Tel: (312) 201 5900 ext. 264
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