Health Care

Health summit to discuss Latinos:

November 6, 2006

Obesity, mental health and the "Face of the Latino Immigrant" will be among the topics spotlighted Nov. 17 at the third annual Hispanic/Latino Health Summit in Indianapolis.

Dr. Maria Soto-Greene will deliver the keynote address on effectively meeting the needs of the Hispanic/Latino community. Soto-Greene is the vice dean of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Juana Watson, senior adviser on Latino affairs for Gov. Mitch Daniels, will talk about the health care needs of rural Mexicans who now live in Indiana in her "Face of the Latino Immigrant" presentation.

Clarian Health Partners and the IU School of Medicine Department of Family Practice will host the free summit, which will run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Marriott Indianapolis downtown. For more information, call (800) 265-3220.
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