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Overcoming Health Care Challenges in Immigrant Communities


WHEN: Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye St NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

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The briefing, Overcoming Health Care Challenges in Immigrant Communities, will discuss challenges to immigrant communities accessing health care and social services—including cultural, linguistic, coverage, and other barriers—and how this impacts broader population health and well-being. The format will be conversational, led by co-moderators with backgrounds in health and immigration policy, respectively. The discussion will cover real-world challenges and solutions alongside research and general trends. 

The event will be webcast.

Panel discussion with

Hector F. Gonzalez, MD, MPH
Director of Health, City of Laredo Health Department

Maria S. Gomez, RN, MPH
President and CEO, Mary’s Center

Duncan Lawrence, PhD
Executive Director, Stanford University Immigration Policy Lab

Theresa Cardinal Brown
Director of Immigration and Cross-Border Policy, Bipartisan Policy Center; Co-Moderator

Anand Parekh, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Advisor, Bipartisan Policy Center; Co-Moderator