Join us for the 2nd Annual Interprofessional Rural Health Professions Conference

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

The 2nd Annual Interprofessional Rural Health Professions Conference features keynote speaker, Roberto Dansie, PhD, an internationally recognized authority on cultural diversity.

Dr. Dansie, together with a multidisciplinary panel, will share insights on cultural wisdom, rural health and interprofessional education and practice during the free conference to be held on Friday, April 18 at the University of Arizona Medical Center DuVal Auditorium.

Anyone with an interest in rural health and cultural wisdom is welcome to register and attend the conference. Registration, the preliminary agenda and poster session information are available online at:

As a Maya and ancient wisdom scholar, Dr. Dansie, a clinical psychologist and a member of the Toltec tribe of Mexico, is recognized internationally as a contemporary authority on cultural diversity. He is renowned as a dynamic and inspiring speaker, who eloquently weaves story-telling, music, and cultural wisdom to resonate on a personal level.

An award-winning writer, speaker and trainer, Dr. Dansie has authored numerous publications, including two books and columns for Indian County Today, the nation’s leading American Indian news source. He travels frequently throughout the U.S., Mexico, Latin America and Europe, speaking at universities, hospitals and other healthcare organizations. In 1981, Dr. Dansie won the World Championship of Martial Arts in Pussan, Korea and has taught these skills to youth and families throughout the world.

Collaborative efforts for the conference come from the University of Arizona (UA) Colleges of Nursing, Medicine, and Pharmacy, UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Northern Arizona University School of Nursing and the Arizona Area Health Education Centers Program.

Anyone unable to attend in person can view the keynote address and the interprofessional speaker panel online, during and after the conference at: