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Mobilizing Partnerships to Advancing Health Equity and Addressing Disparities (AHEAD) in Arizona

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Improving Access to Quality Medical Care
The practice and delivery of healthcare is changing, with an emphasis on improving quality, safety, efficiency and access to care. The Arizona Telemedicine Program, the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center and the University of Arizona Center for Rural Health invite you to a free webinar on mobilizing partnerships to advance health equity and address disparities in Arizona.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify CRH-led initiatives to support rural health care and public health partners in addressing COVID-19 driven inequities
  • Describe lessons learned from two years of COVID response
  • Understand the importance of adopting a health equity lens to inform continued COVID-19 response and recovery

Spark Lecture

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson faculty, residents, GRAs/GTAs, and UArizona staff please note: The initial live presentation of this webinar is eligible for 1 hour of College of Medicine – Tucson Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) credit.
This webinar is made possible through funding provided by Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (U1U42527). Arizona State Office of Rural Health is funded granted through a grant from US Department of Health and Human Services (H95RH00102-25-00). 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 HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.

Mona Arora, PhD, MsPH
Mona Arora, PhD, MsPH
Assistant Research Professor
University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Dr. Arora is a Tucson native and an assistant research professor at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. She currently serves on the UArizona pandemic response team and is a co-chair of the campus COVID-19 Vaccine Task force. Dr. Arora has recently taken on the role of co-lead on a CDC-ADHS COVID-19 Health Disparities Initiative aimed at advancing health equity and addressing social determinants of health related to COVID-19 health disparities among higher risk and underserved populations. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in emergency preparedness, climate change and one health at the College of Public Health.

To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
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12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 12:00pm


Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni, Community
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health


Health Sciences – Tucson
Arizona Telemedicine Program


Melanie Esher-Blair, MAdm
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Arizona Telemedicine Program