Upcoming Events




January 12, 2016
Location:  Biotech Auditorium, 575 N. Patterson Ave, Winston Salem, NC

  • 5:15-6pm - Networking and lighyt hors d'oeuvers provided
  • 6-7pm - General session open to anyone, particularly faculty and students, interested in "mentorship"

January 13, 2016
Location:  E1 -(E-floor Hanes) - all morning sessions
Babcock Auditorium for noon session

  • 8-9:30am - Interactive workshop for faculty who mentor faculty/students
  • 9:45-10:45am - Roundtable discussion for underrepresented minority junior/mid-career faculty
  • 10:45-11:45am - Roundtable discussion for post-doctoral faculty/students who mentor students
  • noon - to 1pm - General discussion of all students being mentored and/or interested in mentorship

 Howard G. Adams Photo

Dr. Howard G. Adams is founder and President of H. G. Adams & Associates, Inc., a Norfolk, VA based consulting firm.  He is a leading expert on mentorship program development and has written, lectured, and consulted extensively on mentoring as an effective strategy for career, educational, and personal and professional development.

Food will be served during each session.  Please click here or go to https://www.wakehealth.edu/MACHE/Dr-Howard-Adams-Lecture.htm to register by January 5, 2016.


 Health Disparities Conference - 2015

Ninth Health Disparities Conference

Register now for Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy's Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities. 
February 29 - March 2, 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana

Conference participants will include clinicians (pharmacists, physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and allied health professionals), health policy makers, researchers, health educators, public and community health leaders, and students whose work incorporates the use of multidisciplinary partnerships that build collaborations to eliminate health disparities, achieve health equity, and create healthier communities.  Register here).


MACHE Bowl Logo - 10-14-14

SAVE THE DATE!   4th Annual Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity Bowl (MACHE)
March 19, 2016
Wake Forest Biotech Place Atrium
10am - 2pm

Interdisciplinary Student Health Care Competition where students from Appalachian State University, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Wake Forest University and Winston Salem State University will collaborate to address a health care care in front of a live audience.

PHA summer webinar series about racism's impact on health and disparities.

The recent events in Charleston, South Carolina, Baltimore, Maryland, and Ferguson, Missouri, remind us that stigma, inequalities and civil rights injustices remain in our society today.* Unfortunately, skin color plays a large part in how people are viewed, valued and treated. We know that racism, both intentional and unintentional, affects the health and well-being of individuals and communities and stifles the opportunity of many to contribute fully to the future and growth of this nation. Join the leadership of the American Public Health Association in a summer webinar series about racism's impact on health and disparities.  (more)


WFBMC UMMC Collaboration

A new collaboration between two programs dedicated to eliminating health disparities, both named for female black civil rights leaders, isn’t your traditional agreement.

“So many groups work in silos,” said Dr. Bettina Beech, University of Mississippi Medical Center associate vice chancellor of rural health and health disparities and professor of family medicine and pediatrics.

She says that won’t be the case in a budding research relationship between UMMC’s Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity in Winston-Salem, N.C. The two entities have recently signed what’s called a memorandum of understanding, or MOU, that details their plans to together perform health disparities research across multiple platforms. (more)






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