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UCLA Health Disparities Symposium looks at implications of Affordable Care Act

Date: 09/30/2013
Contact: Carla Denly
WHAT:
Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act begins Tuesday, Oct. 1. Now that health care reform is here, what are the implications for achieving health equity? UCLA's 14th annual Health Disparities Symposium addresses the issues.
 
WHO:
The symposium will feature local leaders in health care and community members, including:
 
Roshan Bastani, Ph.D.
Professor at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and director of the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity
 
Ben Chu, M.D., M.P.H., M.A.C.
Group president for Kaiser Permanente Southern California and Hawaii
 
Jonathan Fielding, M.D., M.P.H., M.A., M.B.A.
Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and professor at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
 
Gerald F. Kominski, Ph.D.
Professor at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
 
WHEN:
9 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1
 
WHERE:
Center at Cathedral Plaza
555 West Temple St., Los Angeles 90012 (map)
 
DETAILS FOR MEDIA:
Please note that the symposium Q&A sessions are intended for the general public. Members of the media are asked to request one-on-one interviews with speakers after their individual sessions.
 
PARKING:
Limited parking for media will be available onsite, in the underground parking garage. The entrance to the garage is on Temple Street, between North Grand Avenue and North Hill Street.
 
MEDIA CONTACT:
Carla Denly, director of communications at UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health
310-825-6738



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