LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) presented the 2nd Biennial Arkansas Minority Health Summit 2012 at Philander Smith College in Little Rock in collaboration with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs, Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) Office of Minority Health & Health Disparities, and Philander Smith College.
“AMHC hosted this event to educate statewide attendees about new and emerging trends focused on health equity for minority communities in Arkansas. This year’s theme was Healthy People 2020: Shape Up Arkansas. The focus was centered on Nutrition and Physical Fitness as well as health care workforce diversity,” said Dr. Idonia Trotter, AMHC executive director.
For more information call (501) 686-2720 General and vendor registration is available at www.ArMinorityHealth.com
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