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2019 Native-CHART Symposium

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Sandia Golf Club

The University of New Mexico Center for Native American Health (CNAH) is pleased to announce our annual Native-CHART Symposium to be held on October 29th, 2019 at The Event Center at Sandia Golf Club.

Native-CHART is an acronym for Native-Controlling Hypertension and Risk through Technology. The Center for Native American Health (CNAH) at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is the Southwest Research Satellite Center for Native - Chart. Native-CHART aims to improve control of blood pressure and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease in American Indian, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders with diagnosed hypertension.

This one-day symposium will focus on two areas related to hypertension, followed by a networking session:

  • Morning session (8:30 AM - 12 PM): Diabetes and kidney disease

  • Afternoon session (1 PM - 4:30 PM): Stroke and vascular dementia

  • Networking session with UNM Leaders, Faculty, Students (5:30 PM - 7:30 PM)

Who should attend?

The symposium is recommended for the Native-CHART key stakeholder group, and health care providers serving American Indians: community health representatives (CHRs), public health nurses, health educators, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, policy makers, tribal leaders, and administrative leadership.

Registration

Pre-registeration is required for this symposium. A light breakfast, lunch, and refreshments will be provided. Registration will close on October 18, 2019 or once the venue capacity of 50 people is reached.

Lodging scholarships

Lodging scholarships are available for either one or two nights on on a first come, first served basis. The deadline to request a lodging scholarship is September 27, 2019 at 3 PM.

FAQs

What is the cost to attend the Symposium?

There is no cost to register for the Symposium.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For more information or questions, please contact Judith Sheche at the Center for Native American Health at (505) 272-4100 or email JuSheche@salud.unm.edu.


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