2014

Latino Mental Health in the Age of the Affordable Care Act

 

4:00pm-4:05pm        Welcoming and Introductions by Conference Host and Moderator:

 Roberto Lewis-Fernández, MD

Director of the New York State (NYS) Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence and the Hispanic Treatment Program at NYS Psychiatric Institute,  and Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center

 

4:05-4:50pm            Keynote Address: Tackling Racial/Ethnic Mental Health Disparities in the United States

 Margarita Alegría, Ph.D

Director of the Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Cambridge Health Alliance, and Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School

 

4:50pm-5:00pm        Q & A

 

5:00-5:15pm              Break

 

5:15PM-6:30pm        Welcoming the New York State Stakeholder Panel

 Annelle B. Primm, MD, MPH

APA Deputy Director and Director of APA’s Division of Diversity and Health Equity

 

New York State Stakeholder Panel on the Impact of the Affordable Care Act for Latinos in New York State:

Ann Marie Sullivan, M.D., Acting Commissioner, NYS Office of Mental Health

Rosa Gil, DSW, Chief Executive Officer, Comunilife, Inc.

Pablo Farías, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, Grameen PrimaCare

George Badillo, Consumer Advocate

 

Panel Moderator:

Roberto Lewis-Fernández, MD

Director of the New York State (NYS) Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence and the Hispanic Treatment Program at NYS Psychiatric Institute,  and Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center

 

6:30pm-8:00pm       Reception

Poster Session featuring research by early career investigators and APA/ASHP Travel Awardees of a nationwide competition:

 

  • Carmela Alcántara, PhD, Columbia University Medical Center (New York, NY)
  • Hector Alcalá, MPH, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Sandra P. Arévalo, PhD, University of Massachusetts at Lowell (Lowell, MA)
  • Evelyn Berger-Jenkins, MD, MPH, Columbia University Medical Center Division of Child and Adolescent Health (New York, NY)
  • Miguel Cano, PhD, MPH, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Health Disparities Research (Houston, TX)
  • Yovanska Duarte-Vélez, PhD, University of Puerto Rico (Río Piedras, Puerto Rico)
  • Robert González, MD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso (El Paso, TX)
  • Suzanne González, PhD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso (El Paso, TX)
  • Jennifer Humensky PhD, New York State Psychiatric Institute, & Columbia University Department of Psychiatry (New York, NY)
  • Mercedes Pérez-Rodríguez, MD, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sanai (New York, NY)
  • Eileen Stock, PhD, Scott & White Healthcare (Temple, TX)
  • Sylvanna Vargas, BA, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Medical Center (New York, NY)

 

 

Conference Organizers

  • Roberto Lewis-Fernández, MD, Chair, American Society for Hispanic Psychiatry
  • Annelle B. Primm, MD, MPH, American Psychiatric Association
  • Oscar Jiménez-Solomon, MPH, New York State Psychiatric Institute
  • Sejal Patel, MD, American Psychiatric Association
  • Frances Bell, American Society for Hispanic Psychiatry
  • Margarita Alegría, PhD, American Society for Hispanic Psychiatry
  • Alejandro Interián, PhD, American Society for Hispanic Psychiatry
  • Carolyn Rodríguez, MD, PhD, American Society for Hispanic Psychiatry
  • Mauricio Tohen, MD, PhD, American Society for Hispanic Psychiatry

 

Presented by the American Psychiatric Association’s Division of Diversity and Health Equity

in collaboration with the

American Society of Hispanic Psychiatry (ASHP) and the

New York State Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence at the

New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI).