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AHRQ Conference to Highlight Efforts to Eliminate Obesity and Health Disparities

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Media Advisory: July 8, 2005

What: The AHRQ TRIP 2005 conference, "Translating Research Into Practice: Highlighting Obesity and Health Disparities Reduction," will feature presentations from experts who will share innovative research and implementation methods, case studies, and other experiences. The conference is cosponsored by HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute.

When: Monday, July 18, through Wednesday, July 20

Where: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

Who: Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director, AHRQ, Rockville, MD
Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D., Director, NCI, Bethesda, MD
Peter Bach, M.D., Senior Advisor, Office of the Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD
Wanda K. Jones, Dr.PH., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Women's Health), HHS, Washington, DC
Robert Kuczmarski, Dr.PH., Director, Obesity Prevention Treatment Program, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD
Dean Ornish, M.D., President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Sausalito, CA

Reporters register free of charge. Reporters who plan to attend should contact AHRQ's Public Affairs office.

For more information, please contact AHRQ Public Affairs: (301) 427-1863 or (301) 427-1865.


 

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