The National Health Outreach Conference, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service May 1-3 at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel, will assist Cooperative Extension and public health professionals in addressing emerging health issues and health equity, according to organizers.
Themed “A Grand Vision for a Healthy America,” the conference will highlight national health promotion efforts in real-world practice, research and multi-sector collaborations.
The annual event includes presentations from public health leaders across sectors and cultures, panel discussions, interactive workshops, skill-building sessions and networking opportunities.
On May 1, Dr. Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi, director of the Health Literacy Leadership Institute and professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, will deliver the opening keynote titled, The Intersectionality of Health Literacy, Language and Culture to Promote Health Equity.
Through the application of science-based knowledge, AgriLife Extension creates high-quality, relevant continuing education that encourages lasting and effective change.