Past Interactive Sessions

Wednesday, Sept. 3rd 5 – 6 pm

Challenges of the Affordable Care Act Transition: Continued Issues with Access & Compliance

Interactive Discussion Leader: Claudia Lennhoff, Executive Director of Champaign County Health Care Consumers

Click here for promotional flyer: ACA Discussion Flyer 9.3.2014

Click here for a quick resource guide on the ACA: Affordable Care Act Resource Guide

Wednesday, Oct. 1st 5 – 6 pm

Providing Culturally Competent Care in Global and Local Communities

Interactive Discussion Leader: Dr. Fernando Díaz-Barriga Martinez, Coordinator of the Applied Research Center on Environmental Health at the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi, Mexico

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Wednesday, Nov. 12th 5 – 6 pm

Looking at the Broader Context of Health: The Role of Social Workers

Interactive Discussion Leaders: Dr. Janet Liechty, PhD, School of Social Work and College of Medicine & Sherrie Faulkner, LCSW, Director of BSW Field Education, School of Social Work

Clinical Social Work Panelists: Monica Cherry, LCSW (Mental Health), Demetria Candler, LCSW (Child Welfare), Mary Lou Bedient, LCSW (Healthcare)

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Wednesday, Jan. 28 th 5 – 6 pm

Psychological Wellbeing: The Importance of Mental Health Access

Interactive Discussion Leader: Dr. Gerald Welch, MD, Department Head of Psychiatry at Carle Hospital in Urbana, IL

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Wednesday, Feb. 25th 5 – 6 pm

Use of Point of Care Diagnostics in Resource Limited Settings

Interactive Discussion Leader: Dr. Irfan Ahmad, PhD Executive Director, University of Illinois Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and President and Founder, Avicenna Community Health Center

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