2022 Spotlight Series


Health Equity and Disparities

NAHDO is sponsoring our summer Spotlight Series of virtual events. (All times are Eastern Time and are subject to change)

May 25, 3-4 p.m. Keynote address, sponsored by BerryDunn

Dr. Gail Christopher, Executive Director, National Collaborative for Health Equity 

Dr. Gail Christopher has expertise in the social determinants of health and well-being and in related public policies. She is known for her pioneering work to infuse holistic health and diversity concepts into public sector programs and policy discourse. Dr. Christopher recently retired from her role as Senior Advisor and Vice President at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, where she was the driving force behind the America Healing initiative and the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation effort. She chairs the Board of the Trust for America’s Health. In 2019, Dr. Christopher became the Executive Director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity.

Kevin McAvey, Manatt Health and the NAHDO Board Vice Chair will provide a reaction followed by a Q&A session.

June 22, 1-4 p.m. Breakout Sessions on Key Subtopics Relating to Health Care Data, sponsored by Human Services Research Institute (HSRI). Confirmed Presenters:

  • Standardization of Equity-related Data - Ryan Argentieri, Office of the National Coordinator
  • Race, Ethnicity, and Language - Mike Motley, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement
  • Socioeconomic factors, Long-term Support Services and Aging or Disabled Populations - Stephanie Giordano and Nilufer Isvan, Human Services Research Institute
  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity - Gilbert Gonzalez, Vanderbilt University

July 27, 1-4 p.m. Data Solution Showcase - Learn from NAHDO members about what they are doing and how they are doing it.

  • Where can you get data?
  • What are people doing?

August 25, 2-4 p.m. Lessons Learned from COVID 

September 21, 3-4 p.m. Capstone Event 


Sponsorships details for the In-Person Networking Event are available here. NAHDO's full prospectus has details on other sponsorship opportunities. 


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