The Promise of Public Participation in the Research Enterprise to Eliminate Health Disparities: Experiences from the Council of Public Representatives at NIH
Creighton University Alumni Relations
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education
- Define what is meant by health disparities in biomedical research
- Compare and contrast the various examples of public participation in the biomedical research enterprise
- Identify potential benefits and risks of community engagement to eliminating health disparities in the USA
Marjorie K. Leimomi Mala Mau, BS’81, MD’85, MACP, is the founding chair of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health (NHH), the first department in a U.S.-accredited medical school dedicated to indigenous health. She is the first Native Hawaiian woman to be awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (MACP) and is board certified in both internal medicine and endocrinology.
Dr. Mau is a proud graduate of the Creighton University College of Arts and Sciences and School of Medicine. She completed her internship at Creighton University and finished the remainder of her internal medicine residency at a University of Colorado Affiliated Hospital. She completed her fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., and later completed a Master of Science degree in clinical epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health.
11:30 a.m. - Noon: Registration
Noon - 1 p.m.: Keynote Lecture
Marjorie K. Leimomi Mala Mau, BS'81, MD'85, MACP
Professor, Native Hawaiian Health and Medicine
(Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism)
Myron 'Pinky' Thompson Chair of Native Hawaiian Health Research
Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
Council of Public Representatives (2005-2009)
1 - 1:30 p.m.: Q&A/Panel Discussion
Marjorie K. Leimomi Mala Mau, BS'81, MD'85, MACP
Beth Furlong, PhD, JD'00, RN
Associate Professor Emerita, Center for Health Policy & Ethics
Council of Public Representatives (2007-2011)
Theodore A. Mala, MD, MPH
Consultant, Southcentral Foundation
Alaska Native Medical Center
Council of Public Representatives (2002-2005)
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