May 4, 2017 | Morehouse School of Medicine | Atlanta, GA | #TCCSummit
The 2017 Annual Health Policy Research Summit, being held May 4, 2017, will focus on sharing important work, brainstorming new strategies, and engaging in critical health equity discourse. Read the overview »
The 2nd Annual TCC Health Policy Research Summit will be held Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. The Morehouse School of Medicine TCC supports partnerships between communities, research institutions, and health organizations to conduct research and translate knowledge aimed at informing health policy and advancing health equity in the Southeast US. The purpose of the Summit is to convene and galvanize the TCC consortium and other transdisciplinary partners to share important work, brainstorm new strategies, and engage in critical health equity discourse.
Date: May 4, 2017
Breakfast and Registration: 8:00 – 9:00 am EST
Summit: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
Evening Reception (by invitation):
7:00 – 9:30 pm
Ritz Carlton Atlanta, 181 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
- Opening Plenary Session
- Guest Speakers
- TCC Shark Tank Dissemination Award Competition
- Interactive Breakout Sessions
- Poster Presentation Competition
- Policy “Hot Topics” Panel
- Health Equity Vision Board
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The project described is supported by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Grant Number U54MD008173, a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NIMHD or NIH.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Additional Information: Final event logistics will be posted on the event webpage and sent to all registered attendees approximately 48 hours prior to the start of the event. For more information or any questions, please view our event website at http://www.morehousetcc.org/Summit2017. You may also reach us via e-mail at email@example.com.
The Morehouse School of Medicine TCC supports partnerships between communities, research institutions, and health organizations to conduct research and translate knowledge aimed at informing health policy and advancing health equity in the Southeast US. We seek abstracts from innovative health policy-oriented research projects and approaches to be presented at TCC Health Policy Research 2017. Abstracts will be considered for oral and poster presentations. A poster competition will be held during the networking lunch period of the Summit.
All evidence-based, best practices, best policies, and evaluation research that aims to inform policy and practice towards reducing health disparities are welcomed. Please view the Call for Abstracts for more details.
Who Should Submit?
Abstract submission is open to all students, professionals, academicians, and community members who have original work in a health policy research-oriented capacity. We welcome submissions from Morehouse School of Medicine faculty, students and staff; other academic institutions; community based organizations; educators; health services organizations; businesses; policy centers and think tanks; and other health policy stakeholders.
Monday, April 3, 2017: Abstract Submission Deadline (5:00 pm EST)
Thursday, April 6, 2017: Notification of Abstract Acceptance (5:00 pm EST)
Monday, April 10, 2017: Deadline to Withdraw or Cancel Presentation (5:00 pm EST)
Guest Speakers, Panelists, and Plenary Presenters:
Kisha Holden, PhD, MSCR
Dr. Holden is the Principal Investigator for TCC for Health Disparities Research, and Interim Director for the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse. An accomplished clinical psychologist by training, Dr. Holden’s research interests are focused on addressing depression and other mental health disparities among African American women.
Jammie Hopkins, DrPH, MS
Dr. Hopkins is the Project Director for TCC for Health Disparities Research at Morehouse School of Medicine. His research interests are focused on physical activity, healthy eating, and obesity prevention strategies.
Divine Offoegbu, DrPH, MPH
Dr. Offoegbu is the Associate Project Director for TCC for Health Disparities Research at Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Offoegbu’s research interests are focused on cancer prevention and control among African American populations.
The TCC Shark Tank is one of the innovative approaches we employ to identify qualified, highly motivated community based partners, health organizations, and academic researchers for collaborative research opportunities in our TCC Pilot Project Program. The objective of the TCC Pilot Project Program is to sustain current and new TCC partners in the full range of health policy research, implementation and dissemination efforts by providing sub-awards, capacity building, and robust technical assistance opportunities. Dissemination funding up to $7,500.00 will be awarded to Shark Tank winners!
Call for Dissemination Concept Papers:
We are soliciting applicants for our 2017 Shark Tank Competition, to be held live at the TCC Summit on May 4, 2017. Applicants will submit a brief concept paper outlining a strategy for disseminating relevant findings and/or deliverables from recent health policy-oriented research project, intervention, or secondary data/policy analysis. Concept papers will be reviewed by a diverse panel of reviewers. Up to four (4) candidates will be selected to compete in the Shark Tank Competition.
Shark Tank candidates will deliver a 5-minute pitch describing their dissemination strategy to a “Shark Tank” panel and the Summit audience. A 10-minute Q&A session will follow each pitch. Two (2) winners will be selected: 1 “academic” and 1 “community” partner.
Shark Tank Informational webinar: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm EST
Concept Paper Submission Deadline: Monday, April 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm EST
Decision letters sent via email: Monday, April 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm EST
Selected candidates must respond by: Friday, April 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm EST
TCC Summit 2017 will be held on the campus of Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA.
National Center for Primary Care (NCPC) Building
Ginger Sullivan Auditorium and Atrium
720 Westview Dr. SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Parking @ MSM:
Visitor parking is accessible on the parking deck at the Lee Street campus entrance. Please see directional signage for overflow parking. A limited number of free parking passes will be available on a first come, first served basis. The standard visitor parking fee is $5.00.
Hotel and Lodging:
The host hotel for TCC Summit 2017 is The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta Downtown, 181 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (404) 215-4666 [Website] | Ask For: Morehouse School of Medicine Rate
A shuttle service will be available for travel to/from the host hotel to Morehouse School of Medicine at designated times. Shuttle service schedules will be available at the host hotel and at Event Registration.
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TCC Summit 2017 Press Release
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For more information, questions, or comments please contact:
Jammie Hopkins, DrPH, MS
Project Director, TCC
Morehouse School of Medicine
Divine Offoegbu, DrPH, MPH
TCC Associate Project Director
Morehouse School of Medicine
Emails may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on TCC for Health Disparities Research at Morehouse School of Medicine, please visit the website at http://www.morehousetcc.org