WHAT: The Summit 2016
WHEN: Saturday, April 23, 2016
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Michael & LibbyJohnsonCenter for Civic Engagement, 740 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
Halifax Health and Bethune-CookmanUniversity have partnered to host a men’s health summit with a focus on African-American men’s health. The summit’s breakout sessions will feature the following topics:
-What Your Zip Code Says About Your Health – Social Determinants of Health
– The Numbers Don’t Lie! – Health Inequalities in Black Males in the 32114 Zip Code
– Healthy Living in Your HolyTemple – Spiritual and Physical Health
– It’s A Man Thang! – Prostate Health
– Yes, It Can Happen to You – Heart Disease
– Death By 1000 Bites – Obesity, Diet and Diabetes
Physicians and healthcare experts representing Halifax Health, Bethune-Cookman University and the Florida Department of Health in VolusiaCounty, will serve as presenters, including:
– Dr. Deanna Wathington, Bethune-CookmanUniversity
– Thomas Bryant, III, Florida Department of Health in VolusiaCounty
– Dr. Don Stoner, Halifax Health Chief Medical Officer
– Dr. Anthony Ombogo, Halifax Health-Primary Care
– Dr. Robert Sessoms, Bethune-CookmanUniversity
– Dr. Lauren Powell, Halifax Health Family Medicine Resident
Nationally known radio host and civil rights activist Joe Madison will be the event’s featured speaker. Madison can be heard every weekday morning on SiriusXM Urban View.
Known to his listeners as “The Black Eagle,” Madison has been named one of Talker Magazine’s 10 Most Important Radio Talk Show Hosts in America for 11 consecutive years. Madison is a native of Dayton, Ohio and a graduate of WashingtonUniversity in St. Louis. After graduation, Madison became the youngest executive director of the Detroit NAACP. He later went on to become the director of the NAACP Political Action Department and was eventually elected to the organization’s national board of directors where he served for 14 years.