2019 Latino Health Equity Summit

A Roadmap to Milwaukee’s Healthy Future

$40 Registration Fee

**Student sponsorship are sold out and no longer available.

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April 9, 2019

Italian Community Center
631 E. Chicago Street, Milwaukee 


PROGRAM: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM



8:30 AM Welcome

Dr. Julie Schuller, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers
Caroline Gomez-Tom, Milwaukee Latino Health Coalition

8:35 AM Latino Health: Laying the foundation

Dr. Julie Schuller, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

8:50 AM Health System Perspectives and Strategies

Andres Gonzales, Froedtert Health
Seth Teigen, Ascension Health

9:20 AM Policy Makers and Elected Officials: How policy impacts health

Jeanette Kowalik, Milwaukee Health Commissioner
Andrea Palm, Department of Health Services Secretary
JoCasta Zamarripa, State Representative

10:10 AM BREAK

10:20 AM Trauma and Mental Health in the Latino Community

Martina Gollin-Graves, Mental Health America
Amy Lovell, REDgen
Maria Perez, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

11:10 AM The State of Latino Milwaukee

Marc Levine, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee


12:00 PM Local Leaders Answer Community Questions Lunch Panel

Ivan Gamboa, Tri City National Bank
Cristy Garcia-Thomas, Advocate Aurora Healthcare
Amy Lindner, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

12:50 PM Social Determinants of Health: How housing impacts health

Rafael Acevedo, City of Milwaukee
Mark Rakowski, Children’s Community Health Plan
Raphael Ramos, Legal Action of Wisconsin
Kori Schneider-Peragine, Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council

2:00 PM Latino Employers Health and Workforce Strategy

Griselda Aldrete, Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee
Rolando Rodriguez, Marcus Theatres

2:50 PM Closing Remarks

Dr. Julie Schuller, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

3:00 PM Networking Reception

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In collaboration with the Milwaukee Latino Health Coalition

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