Community Health and Advocacy Talks

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


Next CHAT: April 11th

Join us as Lara Pratt, MPH from the Minneapolis Health Department, shares public health approaches and specific strategies underway in Minneapolis to address pre-diabetes and diabetes.

CHAT Flyer – April 11th, 2017


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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.


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