Mississippi Health Disparities 2024

Get ready for some waves, Mississippi Health Disparities 2024 (MHD2024) is heading to the Mississippi Gulf Coast on June 13, 2024! MHD2024 is joining forces with Empowering Communities for a Healthy Mississippi. We are excited to see the potential collaborations that may result from this unique conference organization. Thank you for your continued support of MHD 2024.

Educational Sessions

MHD 2024 Booklet

Why attend #MHD2024?

Mississippi Health Disparities (MHD) is an annual health disparities conference. Hosted by the Mississippi IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, MHD was founded in 2021. Our mission is to eliminate health disparities in Mississippi and create healthier, more equitable communities. MHD is the premiere conference for health professionals in Mississippi to meet and share knowledge on a variety of topics concerning health disparities.

Conference History

Started as a single session in MS INBRE Conference in 2018
Grew to a track in 2019, MS IDeA Conference
2020 – COVID stopped everything
August 2021 – MHD was born and came back without MS IDeA
July 2022 – MHD continued as part of MS IDeA/EPSCoR Conference
July 2023 – MHD continued as part of MS IDeA/EPSCoR Conference
June 2024 – 1st year MHD will be a standalone event!

Our next annual meeting will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2024. If you’re dedicated to creating a healthier Mississippi, whether you’re an MD, PharmD, RN or other health professional, join our growing movement by attending MHD2024.

“We hope that you join the many good people working hard in the state of Mississippi to achieve optimal health for our neighbors.

– Dr. Jennifer L. Lemacks
Lead Organizing Committee Chair

Mississippi Community Health Workers’ Association Summit.

The Mississippi State Department of Health’s Office of Community Health Workers is in partnership with the Mississippi Community Health Workers’ Association is conducting the 2nd Annual Mississippi CHW Summit on June 12, 2024, in Biloxi, MS! For more information or to register, please visit the website. Click the button below.