July 16, 2019
10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Please Note: This event has already occurred.

July 16, 2019
2019 Chronic Disease Coalition Annual Meeting

Advancing Transformative Health Equity


The Washoe County Chronic Disease Coalition Meeting is a professional development and networking event. The second annual Coalition meeting will allow participants to build a shared understanding of health equity and strategize on making Northern Nevada a healthy and smoke-free destination to live, work and play.


Lili Farhang co-directs Human Impact Partners which is a national nonprofit organization using research, advocacy, capacity building, and field building to challenge the inequities that harm the health of our communities. For nearly 20 years, Lili has visioned, developed, and implemented policy and systems change to advance health equity in the government and nonprofit sectors.

Who Should Attend

This free event is open to all Coalition members and community partners interested in improving the health of northern Nevadans. This includes, but is not limited to, those working in public health, healthcare, chronic disease prevention and treatment, business, education, government, and non-profits.


Registration is now closed.

There is no charge to participate in the sessions, but pre-registration is required.
The registration fee includes lunch. Registration will be open until 12pm on Friday, July 12th!

For additional information regarding the conference, please contact Tami Duggan at ocme@med.unr.edu or call (775) 784-4791.


Washoe County Health District
Conference Room A&B
1001 E. Ninth St., Bldg. B, Reno, NV 89512


Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify root causes of health inequities and have a shared understanding of these inequities in relation to second hand smoke exposure in workplaces
  • Demonstrate knowledge about impacts of power and oppression on health equity
  • Discuss opportunities to operationalize health equity as it impacts chronic disease to make northern Nevada a healthy destination to live, work, and play


Agenda subject to change

The Clinical Educator
TimeTuesday, July 16, 2019
9:45 am - 10:00 am


10:00 am - 10:15 am


10:15 am - 12:00 pm

HIP - Advancing Health Equity

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Working Lunch (food provided)

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

HIP - Advancing Health Equity

1:45 pm

Closing Remarks