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Promoting Health Through Partnerships: Bridging the Academic-Community Divide

9:00-11:00 a.m. (light refreshments at 8:30)

Starlight Room, Best Western Primrose Hotel, 111 Carlton Street (corner of Jarvis and Carlton streets)

Launched in 2003, the Wellesley Urban Health Seminar Series brings North America's leading innovators in urban health research to Toronto.

Based in Seattle, Washington, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) is widely recognized as a leader in collaborative approaches to promoting health. Meet key CCPH team members as they discuss "authentic partnerships between communities and academic institutions, community-based research (CBR), and the contributions that partnerships can make to understanding and addressing public health concerns."

Presenters: Sarena D. Seifer, MD, Executive Director, CCPH and Elmer R. Freeman, MSW, PhD (candidate) Chairperson Elect, Board of Directors, CCPH

This complementary presentation is open to all interested in partnership approaches to health.

Space is limited. Register on-line at or call (416) 972-1010 for more information.

Wellesley Central Health Corporation is one of Canada's leading organizations in the promotion of urban health and the need for community-academic partnerships.