Friday, December 6, 2013
Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School
1100 South Goodman Street
(Room 113) Refectory
9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
This is a one day gathering of leaders of faith, academic and public health institutions and government agencies designed to highlight concrete examples of successful faith and health community partnerships, demonstrate best practice models, and identify strategies for sustainability. It will also include dialogue, particularly with academic deans and students, on the realities of program integration, strategies for developing formal partnerships, and will provide learning and networking opportunities.
The goal of this gather is to demonstrate sustainable partnerships between faith based and medical institutions and to present the preliminary results of the student and faculty surveys on integrating the intersection of faith and health in academic programs. We will also Identify strategies to develop and sustain partnerships between academic and public health institutions to enhance individual health outcomes.
The event is free and open to all clergy, faculty members, students, public health professionals, social workers, nurses, physicians, government officials and others who are interested in exploring the intersection of faith and health.
Who Should Attend: Faith leaders, public health practitioners, clinicians, faculty members with responsibilities for curriculum development or collaborative community relationships; students, nurses, physicians, government officials, hospital administrators and others who are interested in fostering partnerships to improve health outcomes.
This event is a collaboration of the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, St. Bernard’s School of Theology Ministry and Northeastern Seminary.
Invited Presenters include:
- Dr. Marvin McMickle, Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School
- Robert Fullilove, Ph.D., Columbia University
- Dr. Byron Kennedy, MD, Monroe County Department
- Nancy M. Bennett, M.D, Center for Community Health, University of Rochester Medical Center
- Sister Pat Schoelles, St. Bernard’s School of Theology & Ministry
- Dr. Douglas Cullum, Northeastern Seminary
- The Rev. Dr. James Lewis III, Erie County Medical Center Healthcare Network
- The Rev. Jonathan Staples, First Shiloh Baptist Church
- Dawoud A. Sabur Adeyola, New Dawn Ministries, Inc.
- Renee Palmore Beaman, Beautiful Gate Outreach Center
- Rabbi Rafael Goldstein, Mount Sinai Hospital
- Kirsten Rowe, NYS AIDS Institute
- James M. Tesoriero, NYSDOH