Central Florida International Black Women’s Congress, Inc
Sixteenth Annual Health Conference
August 14 – 15, 2009
THE STRENTH OF SHE: THE POWER OF WE: “YES WE CAN” HEALTH STRATEGIES
A MUST HEAR FOR ALL
Conference Kick Off
AUGUST 14, 2009 - 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
“STRESS DOWN FRIDAY”
Clarion Inn & Conference Center (previously Holiday Inn)
230 W. SR 436, Altamonte Springs, FL
Hotel reservations ($59.00 plus tax per night- free breakfast included) call: (407) 862-4455
Discussions on Health & Retirement Planning
Estate Planning – Peace of Mind for You – Through Planning
Long-Term Care – A Rising Concern, What Is It & Who Needs It?
Let’s Talk DNA - "It's Our Time & This Is Our Moment:
The advent of the soul in the science of the human genome and health disparities".
FRIDAY EVENT: FREE TO THE PUBLIC!!!! COME AND BRING A FRIEND.
YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE SEMINAR ON FRIDAY, AND THEN
COME BACK FOR THE HEALTH CONFERENCE’S MAIN EVENT ON
SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2009.
Registration information for the conference will be available at the seminar.
The presenters for Friday and topics will be as follows:
DNA Discussions - “It’s Our Time & This Is Our Moment: The advent of the soul in
the science of the human genome and health disparities”
GEORGIA M. DUNSTON, Ph.D. is Professor and former Chair of the Department of
Microbiology, Howard University College of Medicine, and founding director of the National Human
Genome Center (NHGC) at Howard University. She received the B.S. degree in Biology from Norfolk
State University; the M.S. in Biology from Tuskegee University, and the Ph.D. in Human Genetics from
the University of Michigan. She conducted postdoctoral work in Tumor Immunology at the NIH
National Cancer Institute in the Laboratory of immunodiagnosis with Dr. Ronald Herberman. Dr.
Dunston is an immunogeneticist with special interests in the biomedical significance of genetic variation
in human leukocyte antigens and other genomic polymorphic systems. She is founder director of the
Human Immunogenetics Laboratory at Howard University and has published several papers in peer-
reviewed journals on genetic variation in human major histocompatibility antigens and other genetic
markers in African Americans.
Merrell Bailey, Attorney is a graduate of Winter Park High School and University of
Central Florida (UCF) and a Managing Partner at Bailey Zobel Pilcher. She is committed to
making estate planning as safe and comfortable as possible. As a practicing Florida attorney
since 2001, she limits her practice to planning, with a focus on end-of-life issues, the unique
needs of the elderly, unmarried couples, and individuals who hope to protect their family
wealth from creditors and predators. Her overall practice areas include estate planning;
charitable planning; asset protection planning; family limited partnerships; non-profit
organizations; and gift, estate, and generation-skipping tax planning.
Long Term Care
Denise Williams, Field Trainer & Insurance Sales Representative
Bankers Life & Casualty Company
Specializes in Seniors and areas affecting life and retirement
(Medical Expenses, Long-Term Care, Final Expense, Retirement Savings and Income)