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Meet the Panel: Diabetes – The Hidden Epidemic [OCOH Town Hall]

Join us for the Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) national town hall meeting on diabetes. On Thursday, November 29th, UF HealthStreet will be hosting a panel of experts from the University of Florida, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and the Right Care Alliance to discuss the diabetes epidemic and the uncontrolled cost…

OCOH September 27, 2018 “Multiple Sclerosis: Advances in Care and Treatment”

Join us for the 20th national Our Community, Our Health town hall on September 27th, as our panel from the University of Southern California, the University of Florida, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society gather to discuss the advances in care and treatment for people who have Multiple Sclerosis (MS). We will discuss:…

In Case you Missed It: OCOH, “National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month”

On July 26, 2018, HealthStreet hosted the 17th national Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) town hall. This meeting addressed the impact of childhood trauma and mental health issues on minority communities. The event featured three panelists with backgrounds in mental health, child development and social epidemiology. The discussion focused…

OCOH August 29, 2018 “Pesticides and Health: What We Need to Know”

There’s been a lot of media coverage on the potential dangers of pesticides, but what do the experts have to say? Join us for the 19th national Our Community, Our Health town hall on August 29th, as our panel from FSU, UCLA, UF, and the Farmworker Association of Florida gather to discuss the impacts of pesticide…

OCOH July 26, 2018 “National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month”

Join the Conversation to Help #CureStigma Register Now!   On Thursday, July 26th UF HealthStreet will be hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) town hall in observation of National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This event will feature top researchers and mental health…

OCOH May 21, 2018 “Opioid Addiction: Controversies Surrounding Treatment”

UF HealthStreet is hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) national town hall on the divisive topic of medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. This is the highly-aniticipated follow-up to our August 2017 town hall, Opioids: A Crisis Facing Our Communities. Please join our conversation about this complex national…

OCOH February 28, 2018 “Youth Tobacco Prevention Policy”

UF HealthStreet’s next Our Community, Our Health national town hall will take place on February 28, 2018 from 6-7pm. This town hall will focus on topic of youth tobacco use and prevention policy. Featured panelists, including Dr. Ramzi Salloum (Assistant Professor, UF Health Outcomes & Policy), Victoria Hunter Gibney…

In Case You Missed It: OCOH, “Food Insecurity: A National Town Hall”

UF HealthStreet’s most recent Our Community, Our Health national town hall took place on November 14, 2017 from 6-7pm. This town hall focused on topics of food deserts and food insecurity. Featured panelists, including Dr. Bruce Waite (Fresh Wagon), David Dinkins (UF/IFAS), Dr. Catherine Campbell (Family Nutrition Program & Program…

OCOH November 14, 2017 “Food Insecurity: A National Town Hall”

UF HealthStreet’s next Our Community, Our Health national town hall will take place on November 14, 2017 from 6-7pm. This town hall will focus on topics of food deserts and food insecurity. Featured panelists, including Dr. Bruce Waite (Fresh Wagon), David Dinkins (UF/IFAS), Dr. Catherine Campbell (Family Nutrition Program…