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Care of Diverse Elders and their Families in Primary Care Health Literacy and Health Disparities

Care of Diverse Elders and their Families in Primary Care Health Literacy and Health Disparities

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Care of Diverse Elders and their Families in Primary Care Health Literacy and Health Disparities

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  1. Care of Diverse Elders and their Families in Primary Care Health Literacy and Health Disparities Webinar, July 21, 2011 Today’s Presentation will Begin at 12:30PM Pacific Time Sponsored by Stanford Geriatric Education Center in conjunction withAmerican Geriatrics Society, California Area Health Education Centers, and Natividad Medical Center • Nancy Hikoyeda, DrPH, MPH • Seema S. Limaye, MD If you do not hear any audio, please use the audio set up wizard: Choose the “Meeting” menu (above, left), Then select “Manage my settings” and “Audio Setup Wizard” Link to Handout This project is/was supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under UB4HP19049, grant title: Geriatric Education Centers, total award amount: $384,525. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the BHPr, HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.

  2. Care of Diverse Elders and their Families in Primary Care July 21, 2011 – webinar series “Health Literacy and Health Disparities” Natividad Medical Center CME Committee Planner Disclosure Statements: The following members of the CME Committee have indicated they have no conflicts of interest to disclose to the learners: Kathryn Rios, M.D.; Valerie Barnes, M.D.; Anthony Galicia, M.D.; Sandra G. Raff, R.N.; Sue Lindeman; Janet Bruman; Jane Finney; Tami Robertson; Judy Hyle, CCMEP; Christina Mourad and Kevin Williams. Stanford Geriatric Education Center Webinar Series Planner Disclosure Statements: The following members of the Stanford Geriatric Education Center Webinar Series Committee have indicated they have no conflicts of interest to disclose to the learners: Gwen Yeo, Ph.D. and John Beleutz, MPH. Faculty Disclosure Statement: As part of our commercial guidelines, we are required to disclose if faculty have any affiliations or financial arrangements with any corporate organization relating to this presentation. Drs. Hikoyeda and Limaye have indicated they have no conflicts of interest to disclose to the learners, relative to this topic. Drs. Hikoyeda and Limayewill inform you if they discuss anything off-label or currently under scientific research.

  3. Nancy Hikoyeda, DrPH Dr. Nancy Hikoyedais Associate Director of the Stanford Geriatric Education Center and a Consultant in Aging, Health, and Diversity. She has a B.S. in Education from the University of Utah and an M.P.H. and Certificate in Applied Social Gerontology from San Jose State University (SJSU). She received a Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) degree from the UCLA School of Public Health. Dr. Hikoyeda’s areas of expertise are in ethnogerontology and ethnogeriatrics – issues of aging, ethnicity, and health with a focus on Asian/Pacific Islander elders, health literacy, long term care policies/utilization, and end-of-life issues. She has co-authored and edited numerous curriculum and training materials as well as chapters on Asian American elders in Social Work Practice with the Asian American Elderly; the Encyclopedia of Aging; Cultural Issues in End-of-Life Decision Making; the Handbook of Geriatric Care Management (3rd ed); and Ethnicity and the Dementias (2nd ed). Dr. Hikoyeda is a Co-Chair of the Best Practices Team for the SCC Aging Services Collaborative and serves on the Executive Committee; advisor to the SJSU Center for Healthy Aging in Multicultural Populations; Emeritus Member of the SJ Senior Citizens' Commission; Past President of the California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics; and retired Director of the SJSU Gerontology Program.

  4. SeemaLimaye , MD Dr. SeemaLimayeis a geriatrician and palliative medicine physician at the at the University of Chicago. Her clinical interests include: ambulatory and post-acute care, particularly of minority older adults. In 2009, she completed a Mini-fellowship on Ethnogeriatrics, with particular focus on racial disparities in long-term care. Her medical education interests include interdisciplinary education and ethnogeriatrics.