9th Annual Jean Mills Health Symposium



9th Annual Jean Mills Health Symposium

Enhancing Minority Health in the Millennium

Presented by the ECU College of Allied Health Sciences in collaboration with ECU Medical & Health Sciences Foundation

East Carolina Heart Institute­­ - March 1, 2013

Keynote speaker Dr. Janice C. Probst,  Director of the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center, will share valuable knowledgeable about innovative methods to address minority health in rural communities. This one-day conference will feature sessions on:

  • the application of social media in health and health care

  • the use of “apps” to enhance the health of citizens of NC and/or the practice of health professionals

  • the impact of environment on health and health care

  • healthcare reform after the 2012 election

  • community/campus partnerships as a vehicle to reduce health disparities

  • Audience
    The Symposium is open to allied health and public health providers, community residents and lenders, nurses, dentists and oral health providers, physicians, other health care providers, faith-based organizations, ECU faculty/staff/students, and the general public.

    8:30am                      Registration
    9:00am                      Welcome - Dr. Stephen Thomas, Dean of ECU College of Allied Health Sciences
    9:15am                      Keynote Address - Dr. Janice C. Probst
    10:15am                    Questions & Answers
    10:30am                    Break
    10:45am                    Panel Discussion
    11:45am                    Lunch
    1:00pm                      3 Breakout Sessions
    2:00pm                      Break
    2:15pm                      3 Breakout Session

    Registration Fees
    On or before February 21      $35 Public, ECU faculty & staff
                                                $20 ECU students

    After February 21                  $40 Public, ECU faculty & staff
                                                $25 ECU students

    Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
    East Carolina University's Office of Continuing Studies will issue up to 0.6 CEUs (6 contact hours) for all those requesting them. The cost of CEUs is $5 payable on the day of the event.

    For More Information
    For more information or to register by phone, call (252) 328-9198.