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13th Annual Addressing Health Disparities Seminar:
The COVID-19 Pandemic and Community Response

April 24, 2021
8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Seminar to be held via Zoom.

The seminar is designed to bring community and academia together to eliminate health disparities in the Omaha community and Nebraska. This event is free and open to the public. 

The goal of the conference is to increase the knowledge, skills and ability of individuals in academia, health professionals and community members in addressing health disparities as it relates to COVID-19. This includes local, national and international public health responses, developing policies around COVID-19, education on COVID-19 signs and symptoms, vaccine education and advocating for support of those affected by the COVID-19 virus.

At the end of this seminar, the participants should be able to:

  • Summarize key community statistics on COVID-19 in Douglas County, Nebraska
  • Explain effective community/organizational responses to the pandemic
  • Summarize key steps in reducing/eliminating the impact of the pandemic
  • Learn about the COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination plans

Ali Khan

Ali Khan, MD, MPH, MBA
Dean, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center


Continuing Education Credits: 4.0 Category I, ANCC, ACPE Credits

Sponsored by: Center for Promoting Health and Health Equity (CPHHE); Health Sciences Multicultural and Community Affairs (HS-MACA); Health Science Continuing Education (HSCE)

For additional information please call 402.280.2124 or email

Please register by Tuesday, April 20, 2021. If you have limited or no access to a computer for registering for this conference, please call 402.280.5659 or 800.548.CMED (2633) and we will be glad to register you. The seminar will be held online via Zoom. Once you register, a link for the meeting will be sent to the email prior to the event.