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CERC 9th Annual Health Disparities Institute Set for October 26-28

The Caribbean NIMHD Exploratory Research Center of Excellence (CERC), and the UVI School of Nursing will hold its 9th Annual Health Disparities Institute, October 26-28, 2016, in St. Thomas at the Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort. The Institute is entitled: “Increasing Health Equity and Improving Health Outcomes for Marginalized Communities: Focus on Health Literacy, Climate Change and Health Policy.”

The event is open to the public and would be of interests to health professionals, human services professionals; health policy leaders; criminal justice professionals; elected and appointed officials, educators, students, community leaders; concerned citizens; religious leaders and the media. 

To submit an abstract visit our website at for submission instructions or email for further abstract related inquiries. For further information you may contact Lorna J. Williams-Sutton, program administrator at (340) 692-4276 or Noreen Michael, research director at (340) 693-1172.  Registration will open soon.