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Health Disparities Research At The Intersection Of Race, Ethnicity, And Disability
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A National Conference

4/25/2013 to 4/26/2013
When: 4/25/2013
8:00 AM
Where: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capital Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20001
United States
Contact: Danielle Bailey

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Health Disparities Research At
The Intersection Of Race, Ethnicity, And Disability:
A National Conference
April 25th and 26th, 2013

The conference is intended to bring together researchers, advocates, and policy makers in racial and ethnic disparities and disability-related disparities to:
  • Learn about barriers to health care and health promotion for people with disabilities in underserved racial and ethnic groups
  • Share your own work on health disparities at this intersection
  • Discuss priorities for future research and action


The conference is part of Project Intersect: Addressing Health Disparities at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Disability.  Project Intersect is based in the Institute on Development & Disability at Oregon Health & Science University.

Project partners include:       

  • Project Intersect Advisory Council – A national group of adults with disabilities and family members of adults with disabilities who are members of underserved racial and ethnic groups       
  • The National Center for Cultural Competence at Georgetown University   
  • The Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois – Chicago
  • USC UCEDD, University California and Children's Hospital Los Angeles  
  • The Institute for Disability Studies at the University of Southern Mississippi 
  • Jana Peterson-Besse, MPH, PhD – Dr. Peterson-Besse is a researcher and teacher in public health, disability, health disparities, and social determinants of health
  • American Association on Health and Disability

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