Intersectionality & Public Health

Symposium Schedule

An overview of the day on Friday, May 7th.

Schedule for the day

Here’s the schedule for the Public Health and Intersectionality symposium on Friday, May 7th 2021. All times shown are in Central Standard Time (CST). Each session will be virtual, but with discussions, interactive breakouts, and informal meetups included throughout.

Introduction & Welcome

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Organizing Committee 

Morning Session(s)

9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Chair: Aída Guhlincozzi
  9:15 a.m. – 9:35 a.m. An Trinh: How to leverage urban residents’ satisfactions on self-perceived health? Evaluating neighborhood social and built environment characteristics in Chengdu, China
  9:35 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. Kevin Credit: Exploring neighbourhood-level disparities in travel cost in Chicago using dynamic transportation mode choice profiles
  9:55 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Qinyun Lin: Nationwide Associations of Opioid Use Disorder Related Stigma, Personal History, Social Experience, and Spatial Access to MOUD
  10:15 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Aída Guhlincozzi: “They said they didn’t have one available” – Exploring Spanish-speaking healthcare access for Latina women in Chicago suburbs
  10:35 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Mini Roundtable Discussion

Keynote Presentation

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Mia Keeys, MA, DrPH(c)

Introduction: John Schneider, MD, MPH

Lunch Hangouts

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Afternoon Session(s)

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Chair: Hui (Henry) Luan


1:15 p.m. – 1: 35 p.m. Rey Flores: Enhancing community capacity and positive emotions to improve health outcomes among non-metropolitan sexual and gender minority communities.
  1:35 p.m. – 1: 55 p.m. Bita Minaravesh: The Complexities of Addressing Children’s Environmental Justice
  1:55 p.m. – 2: 15 p.m. Aynaz Lotfata: Travel Distance to Flu and COVID-19 Vaccination Sites for People with Disabilities and Age 65 and Older
  2:15 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. Hui (Henry) Luan: HIV infection prevalence significantly intersects with COVID-19 infection at the area-level: a USA county-level spatial analysis
  2:35  p.m.- 2:45 p.m. Mini Roundtable Discussion

Panel & Roundtable Discussion

3:00 pm – 4:00 p.m.

Arrianna Marie Planey, PhD
Alicia Boyd, PhD(c)
Avery Rose Everhart, MA, PhD(c)
H. “Herukhuti” Sharif Williams, PhD, MEd.
Monica E. Peek, MD, MPH, MS, FACP

Moderator: Gabriela Zapata-Alma, LCSW, CADC

Closing & Resource Sharing

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


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