Community Health and Advocacy Talks

Engaging a Community in the Social Determinants of Health, sponsored by the UMN North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program


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CHAT Dec. 13th: Raising Purchase Age to 21 Years to Prevent Today’s Kids from Becoming Tomorrow’s Tobacco Statistics

Join us Tuesday, December 13th, from 6-7pm in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series Community Health and Advocacy Talks (CHAT)! This month, our featured speakers will be  Anne Yoder and Alex Gits, MD on the topic of why the purchase age for tobacco should be raised to 21.

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CHAT is a monthly series of talks on matters important in health and healthcare delivery, presented by the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. CHATs are open to the public and held in the evenings on the second Tuesday of every month at the UROC (Urban Research and Outreach Center) – 2001 North Plymouth Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55411.

If you’re concerned about public health and the social determinants of health – please join us!

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5:30 – 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation & discussion
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.

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Next CHAT: Oct. 14th – Homelessness and Healthcare

Join us in North Minneapolis Tuesday October 14th for the next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks): “Homelessness and Healthcare – Missed Opportunities” presented by John Song, MD. with the University of Minnesota Department of Medicine and the Center for Bioethics.

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CHAT presentations are open to the public and held in the evenings on the second Tuesday of every month at the UROC (Urban Research and Outreach Center) – 2001 North Plymouth Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55411.

Each CHAT session consists of:

  • 5.30- 6 pm – light dinner/snacks, meet & greet
  • 6 – 7 pm – presentation
  • 7-7.30 pm – networking

RSVP recommended (but not required) to chatmpls@gmail.com.

Can’t attend in person but want to follow live-tweeting of the presentation or join the conversion? Follow @chatmpls on Twitter and chime into the conversation!

We also welcome suggestions for topics and speakers – email chatmpls@gmail.com with your ideas!