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My City My Health: Iowa City


Friday, April 28, 2023

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

MERF Atrium, University of Iowa


Fee: $65 - Payment collected after registration

We live in a nation where health gaps are large, persistent, and growing, largely due to barriers set up at all levels. A healthy lifestyle requires access to good jobs, schools, and housing that’s affordable and safe. Achieving health equity means ensuring that everyone has the chance to live the healthiest life possible, regardless of their background, location, or income. 

This conference is panelist driven to share ways to connect, engage, and build understanding from those doing amazing things Iowa City Area to enhance well-being and improve health equity. See a full list of panelists at 


We have four panels that will occur on April 28; Culture in Healthcare, Community Well-Being, Research, and Community Engagement. 


8:00 AM – Registration

8:00am: Light breakfast and refreshments

9:00 AM Welcome/Opening Remarks-Corey Dion Lewis

9:15 AM Panel: Exploring Mental and Physical Health Disparities in Underserved Communities 

10:15 AM: Break

10:30 AM Panel: Advancing Diversity and Equity in Research 

11:30 AM: Lunch: Catered by South Side Street Foods 

12:30 PM: Panel: Exploring the Intersection of Culture and Healthcare

1:30 PM: Break 

1:30-4:00 Health Expo of Community/UI Programs to support Outreach

1:45 PM: Panel: Collaborating for Equity 

2:45 PM: Last Break

3:00 PM: Closing Speaker: Cady Gerlach, Better Together

3:20 PM-4:30pm Networking Sponsored by Better Together

Registration & Fees

Registration opens March 1. First-come, first serve. $65 registration fee includes lunch and light refreshments.


Refund & Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your enrollment, please let us know as soon as possible. We can only offer full refunds if you cancel five days prior to the day of the conference. We cannot refund day-of cancellations.



Erin Litton MA, MCHES, ACSM-CEP, NBHWC  (she/her/hers)

Internship Director/Lecturer

University of Iowa-Health and Human Physiology


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