The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), under the leadership of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), invites you to the 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit (also called the 2012 Health Disparities Summit). The summit will be held on Wednesday, October 31st through Friday, November 2nd, 2012 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Thousands of participants will attend more than 100 sessions to exchange new knowledge, and learn about progress, successes, challenges and opportunities in implementing innovative research. Sessions will also feature practice and policy interventions to inform health disparities science, and highlight the power and impact of multi-sector partnerships in tackling the social, behavioral, environmental, economic and biological factors that cause health disparities. The theme is Building a Healthier Global Society: Integrating Science, Practice and Policy. Register online by Oct. 19 and get hotel information on the summit website.
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