Bay Area University of Best Practices
Monday, May 10, 2021
Please join us for our next University of Best Practices on Mother’s Day Monday, May 10, 12-2 PM. We will be addressing Chronic Kidney Disease, as well as utilizing community activation campaigns, and Community Health Workers to improve care for underserved communities.
Dr. Vito Campese will lead the conversation with the kidney disease segment.
Ms. Rodriguez will describe the role of Community Health Workers/ Promotores (CHWs/PN) in service delivery, healthcare research and clinical interventions, with a discussion on progress on health disparities research/interventions incorporating CHWs/PNs while addressing social determinants of health.
Ms. Holguin will describe the role of CHWs/PN as true members of the health care team and will highlight effective models.
Dr. Brooks will provide an update on the National Medical Association’s ‘Release the Pressure’ Hypertension program to engage up to 300,000 African American women to serve as Community Health Workers to help themselves, family and friends reduce and better manage Hypertension.