Track 4 - Health Equity

Sharing Session - 90 Minutes

F5 - Implementation of a Health Equity Impact Assessment with North Carolina Health Departments

Wednesday, July 11
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Location: Balcony J

In June 2017, local health departments (LHDs) in North Carolina received training to implement the Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA). LHDs selected one evidence-based practice with which to implement the HEIA and recruited community-based organizations and agencies, public and private health and human services stakeholders, content experts, influential leaders, and community experts to participate in the implementation, which took place in fall 2017.
A facilitated discussion with panelists from local health departments in North Carolina will discuss examining equity of existing evidence-based practices implemented by local health departments. Panelists will respond to a series of questions regarding the implementation of the HEIA in their respective county. By the end of the session, attendees will increase their knowledge of how to use a Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) tool in a local health department to evaluate the equitable practices of existing policies, programs, or interventions.

Keywords

Health Equity, Maternal and Child Health, Social Determinants of Health

Leslie deRosset, MSPH, MPH

Program Manager
North Carolina Division of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Section, Women’s Health Branch

Leslie deRosset, MPH, MSPH is the Program Manager for the Improving Community Outcomes for Maternal and Child Health at the North Carolina Division of Public Health. Ms. deRosset has more than 19 years of experience working in maternal and child health in the US and abroad. Her interests in maternal and child health focus on perinatal health, health equity and the social determinants of health.

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Lindsey Yates, MPH, PhD Student

Student
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Lindsey Yates is a fourth-year Ph.D student and a teaching fellow in the department of Health Policy and Management (HPM). She received her MPH from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health (Fort Worth, TX). Lindsey has worked in both clinical and public health research. Some of her previous work projects include assisting with several RCTs for a perinatal health research network, and coordinating activities for a CMS 1115 waiver project focused on telehealth services for dual eligible patients. Her research interests are racial health disparities, systems thinking, implementation science, maternal and child health services, and community based participatory research.

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Cathy Henderson, MS

Program Supervisor
Mecklenburg County Health Department

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