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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Next CHAT Oct. 11th: Mass Incarceration, Racial Profiling And The War On Drugs

Join us Tuesday, October 11th, 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 speaker will be Bob Levy, MD – University of Minnesota, on the topic of mass incarceration, racial profiling and the War on Drugs as he poses the question: “Shouldn’t we acknowledge the challenges failed policy has created in our society?”

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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 May 10th: Health And Homelessness – Partnering For Care

Join us Tuesday, May 10th, from 6-7pm in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series CommunityHealth and AdvocacyTalks (CHAT)! This month our guest speakers will be Rosemary Fister and Rachel Bean, and they will be presenting on the topic: “Health and Homelessness: Partnering for Care.”

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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 Feb. 9th: “Caring for Victims of Child Abuse”

Join us Tuesday, February 9th, at 5:30pm in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series Community Health and AdvocacyTalks (CHAT). We’re back this month with an informative presentation and lively discussion – this time on the topic “Caring for Victims of Child Abuse and Implications of the Adverse Childhood Events Study in Practice.” Our guest speakers this month will be Nancy Seger, LGSW – Forensic Services Director at Corner House, and Mani Mokalla, MD – a specialist in pediatrics at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of MN.

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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 Dec. 8: Presentations Of Sexual Exploitation In The Community

Join us Tuesday, December 8th, in North Minneapolis at the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) for another in our monthly series Community Health and Advocacy Talks (CHAT). Our presenters for the evening will be Kelly Hall, a juvenile probation officer in Minneapolis, and Laurel Edinburgh, APRN, CNP, from the Midwest Children’s Resource Center, on the topic of sexual exploitation in our communities.

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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
  • 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 or the #chatmpls hashtag on Twitter and chime in!

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


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Next CHAT Oct. 13th: “The Need To Close The Achievement Gap”

Join us Tuesday, October 13th in North Minneapolis for the next CHAT (CommunityHealth and Advocacy Talks): “The Need to Close the Achievement Gap” with guest presenter R.T. Rybak, Executive Director of Generation Next and former mayor of Minneapolis.

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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
  • 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 or the #chatmpls hashtag on Twitter and chime in!

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


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Next CHAT Sept. 8th: “Beyond Medical Transition: Social and Cultural Concerns in Transgender Health”

Join us Tuesday, September 8th for the next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks): “Beyond Medical Transition: Social and Cultural Concerns in Transgender Health” with guest presenter Katie Spencer, PhD, from the Program in Human Sexuality at the University of Minnesota.

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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
  • 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 or the #chatmpls hashtag on Twitter and chime in!

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


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Next CHAT July 14th – On Immigrant Experience Of Healthcare In Minneapolis With Councilman Blong Yang

Join us Tuesday, July 14th for the next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks): “Immigrant experience in Minneapolis – Barriers to Health and Healthcare” with special guest presenter Blong Yang, Minneapolis City Council representative for Ward 5 in North Minneapolis.

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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
  • 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 or the #chatmpls hashtag on Twitter and chime in!

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


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Next CHAT June 9th – “Sick Around The World”

Join us Tuesday, June 9, for the next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks) during which we will watch the PBS/Frontline documentary “Sick Around The World” and discuss current efforts towards universal healthcare coverage in the U.S.

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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 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, 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
  • 7-7:30 pm – networking

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

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


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Next CHAT May 12th – “Doula Care In Pregnancy”

Join us Tuesday, May 12, for the next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks): “Doula Care in Pregnancy.” Our presenters for the evening will be Rachel Hardeman, PhD MPH, with the Division of Health Care Policy and Research at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and Katy Kozhimannil, PhD MPA, with the Division of Health Policy and Management at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.

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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
  • 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 or the #chatmpls hashtag on Twitter and chime in!

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


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Next CHAT – Feb 10: “Food Marketing and the Public’s Health”

Join us in North Minneapolis Tuesday, February 10th for the next CHAT (Community Health and Advocacy Talks): “Food Marketing and the Public’s Health.” Our presenter, Patrick Mustain, MPH MA, is formerly of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Scientific American blogger on food, fitness and health, and founder of  New Body Ethic.

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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 in!

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