6th Annual Cultural Inclusion Institute Conference
Pre-Conference Workshop

 Theme: Inclusive Healthcare in Communities, Hospitals and Clinics


Tuesday, April 23, 2019

8:30-9:00 Check-in Pre-Function
9:00-11:00 Emergency Preparedness and Response: Addressing Needs in the Primary Care Setting

Rear Admiral (RADM) Sylvia Trent-Adams, PhD, RN, FAAN, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (PDASH), US Department of Health and Human Services

Ballroom AB
11:00-12:30 Diversity Matters: Addressing Implicit Bias in the Healthcare Workforce and Patient Outcome Implications

Chiquita A. Collins, PhD, Inaugural Vice Dean for Inclusion and Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine

Ballroom AB
1:00-4:00 IALNF BOARD MEETING Cavalier Room
Cultural Inclusion Institute Conference

Theme: Promoting Health & Wellbeing Through Social Justice & Cultural Inclusivity


Tuesday, April 23, 2019

5:30-6:30 Poster Presentations & Evening Reception: Authors Present their Research

Performance by Ballet Folklorico de UTSA

Ballroom C
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
7:30-8:30 Breakfast & Check-in Pre-Function
7:45-8:00 Welcome: Norma Martínez Rogers, PhD, RN, FAAN; Tenured Professor, UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing; Founder, Cultural Inclusion Institute Ballrooms AB
8:00-9:00 Keynote: The Importance of Intersectional Accessibility in Activism Hayden Kristal (They/them/theirs) is a Deaf, bisexual, Jewish, transgender activist and stand-up comedian Ballrooms AB
9:00-9:30 Healthcare Providers’ Critical Consciousness Matters for Discerning Implicit Bias, Motivating Action for Social Justice, and Ensuring Meaningful Inclusion; Jelena Todic, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio, Department of Social Work & Joel Jackson, BA, Assistant Director, Inclusion & Training, Department of Diversity, Inclusion & Equity, The University of Chicago Medicine   Ballroom AB
9:30-10:00 Eliminating healthcare access barriers for transgender persons: A beginning; Desiree A. Díaz, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE-A, ANEF, Assistant Professor & Bryce Harrison, BSN (19), University of Central Florida Ballroom AB
10:00-10:30 Break Pre-Function
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
10:30-11:00 Cultural Inclusivity – Taking the reins to welcome the differences in all of us; Viviana Martinez-Gómez, MS LCDC CART, Director, Si Texas-Juntos for Better Health Programs; Roberto O. Gonzalez, MS, Community Outreach Coordinator, Si Texas-Juntos for Better Health Programs; Ilse Avila, MA, Outreach Specialist, Si Texas-Juntos for Better Health Programs; Karen Lopez, Outreach Specialist, Si Texas-Juntos for Better Health Programs, Texas A&M International University Ballroom AB
11:00-11:30 Provider perceptions of the effects of U.S. immigration enforcement policies on service utilization in a border community; Isabel Latz, MSc BHSc, doctoral candidate, College of Health Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso


Ballroom AB
Lunch Options
11:30-1:00 #1: Lunch on your own


On own
11:45-12:45 #2: IALNF Membership Meeting & Lunch

Attendees of the meeting will need to purchase lunch in the restaurant

Minuet Room
1:00-1:45 Cultural Humility in the Midst of Public Health Response: A Services Access Team Perspective; LCDR Iman K. Martin, USPHS; NIH; CDR Qiana L. Coffey, MSN, RN; DHS Ballroom AB
1:45-2:15 Discovering the Experience of Older Guatemalan Adults with Diabetes With/Or at Risk for Kidney Disease; Rhonda Goodman, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, AHN-BC, FAANP, Associate Professor, Family Nurse Practitioner, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University Ballroom AB
2:15-2:45 Proudly Me; Jackie J. Baras, MSN, MBA, RN; Quality Nurse Manager, PeriOperative Services RWJUH LGBT Navigator Lead Group Facilitator, PROUDLY ME Education/Support Group Lead Group Facilitator, PROUD Community Advisory Council Co-Chair PROUD Business Resource Group Ballroom AB
2:45-3:00 Break Ballroom AB
3:00-3:30 Performance by KARILAGAN Philippine Cultural Group, Inc. Ballroom AB
3:45-4:45 Community Market: Brings together community organizations, patients and healthcare professionals to increase collaboration, accelerate dissemination of research, connect patients/community partners and healthcare providers, stimulate knowledge sharing, find solutions to healthcare challenges



Ballroom C
Thursday, April 25, 2019
7:30-8:30 Breakfast Served Pre-Function
8:00-9:00 Keynote: “Intersecting Identities, Health, and Social Justice: Supporting the Well-Being of Marginalized Communities”

Angelique Harris, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Gender and Sexualities Studies, Director of the Gender and Sexualities Studies Program, Associate Professor of Sociology, Marquette University

Ballroom AB
9:00-9:45 Understanding Implicit Bias and Micro-Aggressions from an LGBT Perspective; Jonna J Cooley, PhD, Executive Director, The Phoenix Center Ballroom AB
9:45-10:15 Teaching the History of the American Eugenics Movement May Increase Student Interest in Social Justice; Nathaniel A. Brown, PT, DPT, GCS, CSCS, University of Incarnate Word Ballroom AB
10:15-10:30 Break


10:30-11:00 Mental Health Interventions that Address Historical Trauma Amongst Indigenous Peoples: A Scoping Review; Lalaine Sevillano, MSW, Doctoral Student; Bethany Wood, MSW, CSW, Doctoral Student; The University of Texas at Austin Ballroom AB
11:00-11:30 Refugee Healthcare Needs: Perceptions of Health and Social Service Professionals in South Texas; Heidi J. Worabo, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor, Clinical; Kathryn Parke, DNP, APRN, CPNP, Assistant/Clinical Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Track Coordinator, UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing Ballroom AB
11:30-12:30 Lunch on your own On Own
12:30-1:00 Strategies to Create a Safe Space to Promote Diverse BSN Student Success; Amber Johnson, BSN, RN, Mentor/Advisor Specialist; Jennifer Dahlman, PhD(c), MSN, RN, Mentor/Advisor Specialist; Project BEYOND-2 Director, Marquette University Ballroom AB
1:00-2:30 Safe Space Training: Becoming an Ally to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Communities: Peter Guarnero, PhD, RN, MSc, Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing & Ronald Minard, Student, UT Health School of Nursing & Panelists: TBA Ballroom AB
2:30-3:00 Wrap up: Where do we go from here?

Poster Awards!

Ballroom AB

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