Summit for Native American and Rural Health

Addressing the Precision Medicine Knowledge Gap

This one-day summit will bring together individuals with expertise in Native American health, rural health, and precision medicine. It will explore the challenges and opportunities for new collaborations in research and education among faculty, community partners, and health care systems.

Who Should Attend: Individuals with interests in health disparities, precision medicine, rural health, and tribal health including researchers, clinicians, healthcare professionals and educators, patients, and family members.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 | 10 am to 4 pm

Location: University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus

1035 University Drive
Duluth, Minnesota

Cost: FREE 

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Parking: A public pay lot ($4/entry) is located on the north side of the campus and is a 10-15 minute walk from the event location; limited metered parking is available in Gold Lot A.

Presentations:
• Biobanking and Data Repositories to Enable Precision Medicine for Native Americans.
• The Imperative for Research to Promote Health Equity.
• Challenges in Tribal Health and Where to Place Research Efforts.
• Memory Keepers: Medical Discovery Team in Rural and American Indian Health.
• A Precision Medicine Approach to Smoking Cessation in Native Americans.
• Pharmacogenomics in American Indians.
• Precision Medicine: Lung Cancer Screening and Tumor Mutations in American Indians.
• A Precision Medicine Approach to Integrated Behavioral Health.
• Telemedicine in Mental Health.

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