14th Annual Rural Health Conference

Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location: Ferguson Student Center
Cost: $100 ($25 for students) 

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The 14th Annual Rural Health Conference, "The Weight of Our Rural Communities: Partnering to Reduce Obesity," will be held Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ferguson Center on The University of Alabama campus. The conference is hosted by the University's Institute for Rural Health Reserch and College of Community Health Sciences. The conference will feature keynote speakers Michael O. Minor, EdD, national director of H.O.P.E. Health and Human Services Partnership, and Ravi K. Patel, founder of the Nashville Mobile Market. Breakout sessions focusing on clinical, community and behavioral topics will be offered. Continuing Education Units will be provided for nurses, social workers, dieticians and health educators. An Active Reception will follow the conference and will include an evening of food, discussion and active education. The reception will begin at 5 p.m. at the University's Student Recreation Center. The conference registration fee is $100 per person ($25 for students); after February 10, the registration fee is $125 per person ($35 for students).For more information and to register, visit the conference website at http://rhc.ua.edu or contact the Institute for Rural Health Research at (205) 348-0025.

Contact Info: Leslie Zganjar, (205) 348-3079,Website,

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