IEFV: 7th OC Women's Health Summit

Friday, November 8, 2019 at 9:00am to 3:00pm

Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences & Engineering 100 Academy Way Irvine, CA 92617

Join us at the 7th Orange County Women’s Health Summit: Advancing Health Equity for Women in Orange County on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm at the Beckman Center in Irvine.

Presentations will examine how inequities related to race, geography, immigration status, sexual orientationgender identity, and socioeconomics impact women’s health in Orange County.  An interactive training will explore how implicit bias as a service provider can impact health equity and outcomes.


Policy Update – Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, AD 74 & Allyson Sonenshine, JD, and Mona Shah, JD, MPH & Orange County Women's Health Project

Keynote Address – Sandra R. Hernández, MD, President & CEO, California Health Care Foundation

OC Equity Update – Taryn Palumbo, JD, Executive Director, Orange County Grantmakers

Panel – Drivers of Women's Health Inequities in Orange County

  • Geography – Nichole Quick, MD, MPH, Orange County Health Care Agency
  • Racism – Ambrocia Lopez, MAT, Director of Mission Programs, Susan G. Komen Orange County
  • Immigrant Status – Monica Eav Glicken, Esq., Directing Attorney, Immigration Unit, Public Law Center
  • Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity – Laura Kanter, MSW, LGBTQ and Social Justice Advocate, Consultant and Trainer, The Dorsey Group LLC

Lunch & Poster Session

Implicit Bias Training – Candace Burton, PhD, RN, AFN-BC, AGN-BC, FNAP, Assistant Professor, Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, University of California, Irvine

CEUs for CHES, LCSW, LMFT and Nursing will be provided. 

Event Type



Students, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students, Faculty, Staff



$55 general admission

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