[URBANTH-L]Symposium on Immigration and Alternative Healing Systems

AnahíViladrich aviladri at hunter.cuny.edu
Sun Oct 23 15:38:17 EDT 2005

The Immigration and Health Initiative at Hunter College cordially invites you

Speakers will include experts in the field of urban health and
immigration from different disciplines, and a slide show
will display research activities conducted by the Immigration
and Health Initiative Team.

             When & Where
           November 3, 2005
                5-7 PM

A wine and food reception will follow

CUNY Graduate Center, Skylight Lounge, Room 9100
365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street), New York City

Opening Remarks:
* Dr. Laurie Sherwen, Dean Schools of the Health Professions
Hunter College, CUNY

* Dr. Nicholas Freudenberg, Distinguished Professor,
Urban Public Health Program, Hunter College, CUNY

* Dr. Ina Vandebroek, Institute of Economic Botany New York Botanical Garden
"Knowledge and use of medicinal plants by Dominicans in New York City"

* Dr. Anahi Viladrich, Immigration and Health Initiative Urban Public 
Health   Program, Hunter College, CUNY
"Botánicas in America's Backyard: Revealing the World of Latino 
Immigrants'   Folk Healing Practices in NYC?"

Keynote Speaker:
* Dr. Sana Loue, Department of Bioethics, Case Western University
Editor of the Journal of Immigrant Health
"Healing Strategies among Immigrant Communities: Trends in the Literature"

Please RSVP to: immigrationhealth at gmail.com
or call 212-481-4439

This free event is sponsored by the Schools of the Health Professions,
the School of Health Sciences, the Urban Public Health Program, and the 
Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, the CUNY Urban 
Health Collaborative and the Public Health Association of New York City.

Visit us at: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/schoolhp/uph/immigration

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