Program Agenda from 2016 SWIHDR Conference held September 30, 2016
2016 SWIHDR Conference Poster Winners
Poster Winners receive Certificate of Excellence: First place - Najah M Al-shanableh; 2nd Place - Lauren Freeman & Clara Reyes; 3rd Place - Wiley W Stem
In the News with Dr Richard Jackson and Dr Jill McDonald
SWIHDR in the News: KRWG Voice of the Public Talk Show --- Designing Healthy Communities with Dr. Richard Jackson and Dr. Jill McDonald
Check out the Agenda Highlights from the Southwest Institute for Health Disparities Research 2016 Conference recently held Friday, September 30th, 2016 at New Mexico State University
Southwest Institute for Health Disparities Research
Dr. Jill McDonald, Director
The Southwest Institute for Health Disparities Research (SWIHDR) is committed to research, training and outreach activities that promote health and reduce disparities in the US-Mexico border region. Morbidity and mortality from communicable and non-communicable diseases, injuries and other conditions take an unfair toll on US and Mexican communities along the border and knowledge of how to address these disparities is lacking. Using a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to health disparities, working with partners on both sides of the border, and capitalizing on NMSU deep community connections and research strengths, SWIHDR is increasing our understanding of health disparities and the inequities that drive them.
To promote research, training, and outreach activities that reduce health disparities in US-Mexico border communities.