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2020-10-22 San Diego, CA Chapter ~ Virtual Meeting -All Chapters/Student Alliances Invited
October 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT
Zoom registration required. REGISTER
SPEAKER: April Moreno, PhD
TOPIC: Importance of Health Equity in Autoimmune Research and Advocacy
Dr. April Moreno will discuss the importance of health equity in autoimmune research and advocacy, the mission, vision, and activities of the Autoimmune Community Institute, and the ways that integrative health and medicine can serve the diverse autoimmune community of over 100 identified diagnoses through culturally-competent health equity practices.
Bio: Dr. April Moreno is the Founder and CEO of the Autoimmune Community Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to autoimmune health equity through research, advocacy, and support.
Dr. Moreno has a Ph.D. in health promotion sciences and information systems, and recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at UC San Diego Biomedical Informatics. She is also a podcaster of the Sisterhood of Limitless Living podcast, a multicultural podcast for autoimmune women thriving, which she co-hosts with her giant schnauzer service dog.