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6th Annual Community Service Learning (CSL) Conference

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Download the conference program by clicking here.

 

CONFERENCE LOCATION

The location of the conference is the School of Nursing, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas, 78220.

PARKING

If you are a student or employee of UT Health Science Center San Antonio, please park in your usual space.  If you are joining us from off campus, please click here for parking directions and map.


CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES

1. To share best practices and scholarship in community service learning with a focus on healthy behavior change through innovative use of positive peer pressure models.

2. To bring together an inter-professional group of UT Health Science Center students, faculty, and staff from across the state with community partners to foster service learning collaborations.

3. To highlight existing UT Health Science System community service learning projects and future opportunities with community partners.

4. To recognize and reward excellence in community service learning within the UT Health Science System.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

8:00 a.m.

Registration Begins  Opportunity to visit community partner tables

Hurd Auditorium

Foyer/Room 1.102

8:45-9:00

Welcome / Opening Remarks

Darryl Byrd, CEO, SA2020

Ruth Berggren, MD, Director, Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics, UT Health Science Center San Antonio

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Hurd Auditorium

1.104

9:00-10:15

Keynote: Peer Pressure: The Secret Weapon for Saving Americans’ Health

Tina Rosenberg, Pulitzer Prize winning author and MacArthur Fellow

Jointheclub.org

Hurd Auditorium

1.104

10:15-11:15

Workshop A 

 

 

Skill-building:  Peer Pressure and Health

Tina Rosenberg, Pulitzer Prize winning author and MacArthur Fellow

Hurd Auditorium

1.104

11:15-12:00

Visit Community Partner Tables / Book Signing by Tina Rosenberg

Room 1.102

12:00-1:00

Lunch: Join the Peer Group Conversation

*Choose from a variety of table topics*

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Hurd Auditorium

1.104

1:00-1:15

Break  Opportunity to visit community partner tables

 

1:15-2:15

Workshop B Breakouts  *Choose one session to attend*

 

Best Practices: San Antonio Walks!  Developing a Vibrant Wellness Community through Walking

Christina Dahlstrom, MPH, and Bert Pickell

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Hurd Auditorium

1.104

Best Practices:  Refugee Accompaniment Health Partnership

Emily Watters

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Room 1.202

Skill-building: The Business of the Goat is the Business of the Sheep: How Community Health Clubs Achieve Sustainable Behavior Change

Jason Rosenfeld, MPH

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Room 1.206

2:20-3:20

Workshop C Breakouts  *Choose one session to attend*

 

Best Practices: San Antonio Walks!  Developing a Vibrant Wellness Community through Walking

Christina Dahlstrom, MPH, and Bert Pickell

Hurd Auditorium

1.104

Skill-building:  The Challenge of CSL Student Leadership:  Getting Your Peers to “Join In”

Katie Gong and Kristy Riniker, MPH

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watch the video – part 2

Room 1.202

Best Practices: Peers and Promotoras: Partners to Improve Health

Barbara Turner, MD

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Room 1.206

3:20-3:30

Break

 

3:30-4:30

Panel Presentation of Outstanding CSL Projects

Featured student panelists with their mentors and community partners   

Moderator: Megan Kromer, PhD, MBA

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Hurd Auditorium

1.104

4:30-4:50

Conference Wrap-Up/Call to Action

Ruth Berggren, MD, Director, Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics, UT Health Science Center San Antonio

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Hurd Auditorium

1.104

5:00-6:30

CSL Poster Presentations / Reception
Remarks by Michael Gargano, EdD, Vice-President for Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs, UT Health Science Center San Antonio

Large Galleria, 2nd Floor

 

THANK YOU TO OUR CONFERENCE SPONSORS:

UT Austin College of Pharmacy

UT Health Science Center Houston School of Public Health, San Antonio Regional Campus

UT Health Science Center San Antonio

·         Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics

·         Office for Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs

·         Office of the President

·         School of Health Professions

·         School of Nursing

·         School Medicine Alumni Association