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Rhode Island Department of Health

National Association of Social Workers - Rhode Island Chapter

Rhode Island Public Health Association

RIC Conference

School of Nursing

Feinstein School of Education and Human Development

School of Social Work in conjunction with the Child Welfare Institute

Supported by RIC Committee on College Lectures


Promising Practices
Stefan Battle
(401) 456-8753

Carol Cummings
(401) 456-8046

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This conference will feature innovative ways to improve health literacy and human outcomes through collaborative efforts of Public Health and Social Work.

Promising Practices

Rhode Island College Dialogue on Diversity Committee Presents
18th Annual Multicultural Conference

The Power of Community Partnerships

Advancing Public Health & Human Rights
through Education and Service
Saturday, November 7, 2015
7:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Online registration is now closed.

Onsite registration will be available the day of the conference,
Saturday, Nov. 7th from 7:45 – 8:30 a.m
Cost:  $20 (general admission), $15 (student admission, students must show ID)

Dr. Alexander-Scott

Keynote Address:

Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott
Director, Rhode Island Department of Health

Outside LinkRead profile of Dr. Alexander-Scott
Providence Journal, Aug. 26, 2015

Outside LinkWatch video from Health Equity Summit 2015

Conference Panelists:

  • Dr. Jayashree Nimmagadda, Professor, RIC, School of Social Work
  • Maria Cimini, Zero: 2016 Coordinator, Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless.
  • Ana P. Novais, MA, Title V/MCH Director, Executive Director of Health Director's Office, RI Department of Health
  • Dr. Dannie Ritchie, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Brown University.

If you require disability-related accommodations for this event, please contact Stefan Battle at a minimum of 5 days prior to the event.

Page last updated: November 5, 2015