For release: April 16, 2009
For press information, contact Dr. Marion Levy , director, Master of Public Health
program at the U of M, 901-678-4514
An open ‘town hall meeting’ to seek the public’s opinions about the issues of health
disparity, health equity, and social determinants to improving health outcomes for
residents of Tennessee, especially communities of color, will be held Friday, April
17, at the University of Memphis.
The forum will begin at 9 a.m. and last till noon. It will be held in the Panhellenic
Building on the UofM campus.
The Panhellenic Building is located on Patterson Street at the intersection of Veterans
Avenue, just south of the FedEx Institute.
Parking is available in the Fogelman Parking Garage adjacent to the Fogelman Executive
Center on Innovation Drive, which intersects Central Avenue just east of Patterson.
The meeting is a joint effort of the U of M’s Master of Public Health program and
the Division of Minority Health Disparity
Elimination of the state’s Department of Health.
For more information, call the Tennessee Office of Minority Health at 615-741-9443.