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Second Symposium on the Social Determinants of Health (SDH)

On April 23rd, 2013 The Urban Health Institute and the Johns Hopkins University Office of the Provost hosted the 2nd Annual Symposium on the Social Determinants of Health at the at the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus. Thanks to the support and involvement of the Baltimore community, as well as Hopkins students, faculty, and staff, the event was a tremendous success, with over 600 registered participants and a day full of stimulating discussions. The theme of this year’s symposium was "Action for Equity" and focused on identifying solutions to some of the biggest challenges with respect to health equity. 

View the 2013 Agenda

Co-Sponsors

Bloomberg School of Public Health, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, JHU School of Medicine, JHU School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins Office of East Baltimore Community Affairs, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and DC-Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparities

Links to 2013 SDH Information

About Social Determinants of Health Conference

In collaboration with the Office of the Provost, the Social Determinants of Health Symposium is an annual, day-long event that brings together national experts, local community leaders, city residents, and faculty and students from Baltimore colleges and universities to examine a pressing topic related to the root causes of health disparities.