2022 Nebraska Conference on Health Equity 

Day 1

April 26, 2022

Keynote 1 | Health Disparities and Equity: Operationalizing Change at the Organizational Level

Solange Gould, DrPH, Co-Director, Human Impact Partners & Stephani Tyrance, MPH, Project Director, Human Impact Partners 

Breakout Session 1

Building the National Association for Community Health Workers: Authentic Collaboration, Equitable Transformation, and Sustainability

Aurora GrantWingate, Member & Partner Engagement Associate, National Association of Community Health Workers 

Deep Dive: Health Disparities and Equity: Operationalizing Change at the Organizational Level

Solange Gould, DrPH, Co-Director, Human Impact Partners

Accessing Data Using data.census.gov

Susana Privett, Data Dissemination Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau 

Poster Session

This virtual event  showcased pre-recorded poster materials on our conference website to be viewed by attendees. Please click on the button below to navigate to the poster session. 

Keynote 2 | The Changing Demographics of Nebraska

Josie Schafer, PhD, Director, Center For Public Affairs Research, University of Nebraska Omaha

Day 2

April 27, 2022

Keynote 3 | Enhanced CLAS Standards, US Health Policy, & the Path to Health Equity

Vetta Sanders Thompson, PhD, E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Studies, Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Washington University in St. Louis

Breakout Sessions 2

Building the National Association for Community Health Workers: Authentic Collaboration, Equitable Transformation, and Sustainability

Ben Tiensvold, Community Outreach Coordinator, Community Health Worker Collaborative of South Dakota

Stefanie Olson, MA, Community Health Worker Section Director, Kansas Department of Health and  Environment

Bias in Healthcare: Creating a More Culturally Competent Workforce
Carmen Chinchilla, MA, Executive Director of Specialty Societies, Nebraska Medical Association

The Role of Discrimination and Vaccine Distrust in Vaccine Uptake Among Latinx People in the Midwest

Natalia Acosta Canchila, MA, Graduate Student, Psychology Department, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

Keynote 4 | A New Era for Communities to Thrive: What Will It Take to Advance Well-Being Post COVID

Panel Discussion | Community Connectedness for Increasing Health Equity

Moderator

Quinn Lewandowski, MS, Senior Research Specialist, University of Nebraska Public Policy Center and President, Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition

Panelists

Ashlei Spivey, Founder and Director, I Be Black Girl

Sadie Thompson, BA, CPSS, ALF WRAP, Chief Implementation Officer, The Wellbeing Initiative

Nada Fadul, MD, FIDSA, Associate Professor, College of Medicine and Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Education Programs, University of Nebraska Medical Center

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