Sunday, January 27, 2008

Building Capacity


It is critical that we build momentum leading up to the inaugural founding conference of the Academy for Health Equity. I have established a blog to open a cyberspace to ongoing dialog and sharing of ideas. Please click below and post something ... anything:

Additionally, I encourage each of you to add the Academy for Health Equity url to your signature files as you see below in mine.

This will help populate the web with the name. From time to time please do a "google" search with the Academy for Health Equity as the term. Soon our link will be the first listing...

Stephen B. Thomas, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Minority Health
Philip Hallen Professor of Community Health and Social Justice
Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Academy for Health Equity Introduction

The mission of the Academy for Health Equity is to utilize rigorous scientific research, policy development, and community advocacy to eliminate health disparities and create a social movement designed to ensure equal opportunity for health.