Trending Now 2016

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Trending Now: Community Health Challenges and Solutions intends to strengthen partnerships with communities and to generate new ideas for improving the health of Baltimore neighborhoods. We invite public health professionals, researchers, students, and citizens concerned about the health of our neighborhoods to participate in this conference.

Program Highlights:

- Marc Steiner (Host of "The Marc Steiner Show" on WEAA; Founder, President, and CEO of the Center for Emerging Media) will be moderating the afternoon session on "Baltimore's Major Health Challenges."

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- Laura Wexler will host Stoop Stories: Stories About Making Baltimore Healthier

This year's conference is co-sponsored by two Morgan State University programs: CEASE (Communities Engaged and Advocating for a Smoke-free Environment) and ASCEND (A Student-Centered ENtreprenurial Development Training Model to Increase the Diversity of the Biomedical Research Workforce).

For CEASE, this is its third annual conference! This year, CEASE and ASCEND are partnering in order to broaden our reach beyond the issue of tobacco use to include all community health priorities. This collaboration provides an opportunity for presenters and attendees to highlight community-based health research efforts and effect social justice policies and practices.

The conference is free! Register now to reserve your space.

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Morgan State University Student Center Ballroom (2nd floor)

To Register: [Individuals who register on 11/29 or later may not have a name badge prepared for them; they can make one on site.]

Program: Agenda, Bios, and General Information (PDF)

Any questions? Contact Christine Schutzman at 443-885-4522 or