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NACCHO Annual 2010 Banner Register Exhibit/Sponsor Home Attend
 
 
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Renee Canady, Ph.D, MPA


Deputy Health Officer
Ingham County Health Department, MI

Dr. Renee Canady is Deputy Health Officer for Public Health Services at the Ingham County Health Department. In this capacity she oversees several divisions including Public Health Nursing, Disease Control, Social Justice and Health Access, Planning and Health Assessment, and Neighborhood Engagement. Dr. Canady is the former Director of Adolescent Health Services for the Ingham County Health Department, and has held positions in HIV Education and Prevention at the state and county level. She consults broadly in the areas of health disparities, cultural competence and race relations. Prior to joining the health department, Dr. Canady served as an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing at Michigan State University. A Medical Sociologist by training, her research interests include health disparities, cultural competency, and the social context of mental and physical illness in women. She has published and presented broadly on these topics including numerous lectures and workshops on diversity, race relations, and cultural competency in her community as well as across the state and nation. Dr. Canady is a former fellow of the National Institutes of Mental Health and American Sociology Association and earned her PhD in Medical Sociology at Michigan State University, a Master?s in Public Administration from Western Michigan University and a bachelor?s degree in public health from the UNC-Chapel Hill.


Sessions

Date Time Title Track Session Type Location
Jul 16, 2010 8:00 AM-
9:30 AM
Under the Skin: Why We Must Explicitly Tackle the Root Causes of Health Inequity Marketing to Improve Public Health Perception Sharing Session (90 minutes) Room 14

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