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Featured speakers

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Sharon Turner

Acting Director, Region 10, HHS

Regional Director, HRSA, Seattle


John Vassall, MD, FACP

WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Workshop presenters


Dr. Michele Andrasik

Clinical Health Psychologist

Director of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Community Engagement, Fred Hutchinson HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN)

Principal Staff Scientist, Fred Hutchinson Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

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Dr. Renee McCoy

AARTH, HIV Program Manager

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Joycelyn R. Thomas, DNP

Family Medicine


Bessie Young, MD, MPH, FACP

 Medical Director, Office of Healthcare Equity and Vice Dean, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, UW School of Medicine

Conference presentations

8:40 AM - 9:25 AM

Advancing Heath Equity

Sharon Turner

9:40 AM - 10:25 AM

Health Equity & Kidney Health

Dr. Bessie Young

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Historical Trauma

 Dr. Michele Andrasik

11:20 AM - 12:05 PM

Being Trauma-Informed in the Workplace

Dr. Michele Andrasik

12:10 PM - 12:15 PM

Sawabona Health Equity Pledge

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

Chronic Disease Management & Health Equity

Dr. John Vassall



1:20 PM - 2:05 PM

Aging with HIV/AIDS & Co-Morbidities

Dr. Renee McCoy

2:10 PM - 2:55 PM

Black Maternal Health Crisis

Dr. Joycelyn Thomas

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Influence of Spirituality on Health

Dr. Renee McCoy


Special thanks to Dorothy's Kitchen for today's meals.
Shortbread Cookies by OYUMMY

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