UC Merced Farmworker Health Research Conference

Friday, April 9, 2021 10:00am to 3:45pm

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WHEN:                                          

Friday, April 9, 2021

10:00 am – 3:45 pm (PST)

 

WHERE:

The conference will be virtual. Sign up for the UC Merced Farmworker Health Research Conference here

 

WHY:

The purpose of the conference will be to share knowledge about the impact of workplace health and safety (including COVID-19); to identify gaps and priorities for future research, and to identify how to coordinate data to transform health and health care access in the future.

 

WHO:

Researchers investigating issues related to the health of California farmworkers.

Opening Speaker:

Juan Sánchez Muñoz

University of California, Merced Chancellor

Keynote Speaker:

Anna Caballero

California State Senator

Closing Speaker:

Robert Rivas

California State Assemblymember

 

Chair:

Dr. Edward Flores

Associate Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Community and Labor Center at UC Merced

Committee:           

Paul Brown (UC Merced)                    Ana Padilla (UC Merced)                            

Christy Getz (UC Berkeley)                 Joel Diringer (Diringer and Associates)

Ron Strochlic (UC ANR)                      Nimrat Sandhu (UC Merced)           

Noe Paramo (CRLA Foundation)  

 

ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS:

  • COVID-19
  • Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Heat and Wildfire
  • Health and Special Topics
  • Community Intervention
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If you have any questions, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions or send an email with "FHRC" in the subject line to Krystal Cortez at kcortez16@ucmerced.edu

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Funding and support for the conference are provided by the California Department of Public Health, and the California Endowment.

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