Join us for the inaugural Mississippi Health Disparities Conference 2021, sponsored by the Mississippi INBRE network, to be held on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center in Biloxi, Mississippi.
To increase understanding and awareness that
Chronic Diseases affecting Mississippians
are PREVENTABLE and REVERSIBLE
with Healthy Lifestyle Modification!
Many of the chronic diseases that increase risk of severe COVID-19 infection, including coronary artery disease, hypertension, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and obesity are not only preventable but also reversible with intensive lifestyle modification.
- Holistic and multi-level approaches to diabetes, obesity, HIV, and other cardiometabolic disease prevention
- Social Determinants of Health as a means of reducing and eliminating health disparities
- Use of technology to address access concerns in rural and underserved communities
- Future solutions and innovations to address health disparities in Mississippi
This conference is open to all individuals or organizations that are committed to addressing health disparities in Mississippi. Registration is free for all attendees. Proposals for special sessions are welcome.
WHEN: Wednesday August 4, 2021