Friday, April 2, 2010

Racial Health Disparities Training


For Immediate Release:
April 2, 2010

Media Advisory:
LA County Public Health offers training to health care professionals to
address racial health care disparities

WHAT: The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will offer an
invitation-only training session to health care professionals aimed at
identifying cultural, linguistic and literacy issues that contribute to
health care disparities along racial and cultural lines.

Before the training, members of the press are invited to attend
as Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Public Health Director Dr. Jonathan
Fielding deliver welcoming remarks.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 6
1 p.m.

WHERE: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Ave., 5th floor, Suite A

WHO: Mark Ridley-Thomas
Los Angeles County Supervisor, 2nd District

Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH
Director of Public Health and Health Officer for the County of Los

Tonya Lewis Lee
Award-winning TV producer who released the 2009 documentary "Crisis
in the Crib"

CONTACT: Public Health Communications Office
(213) 240-8144

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