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April 26, 2002


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Vaddadi R. Rao, M.D., assistant professor of rehabilitation medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine and medical director for Rehabilitation Therapy Services with the Grady Health System, will be the keynote speaker for the course, "Cultural Competency for Mental Health Care Providers." The educational course is scheduled for Tuesday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Indian Creek Lodge and Recreation Center (ICRA) at Georgia State University, 900 South Indian Creek Dr., in Stone Mountain, GA.

During his talk, Dr. Rao will discuss traditional beliefs and mental health. Dr. Rao is a native of India who trained both in India and the United States. He is a sought-after speaker in the area of cultural diversity and health care. Dr. Rao is one of eight speakers that will address ethnicity, cultural and gender issues in health care during the seminar. Break-out sessions and a panel discussion also will be held.

The seminar fee is $10, and will cover both the box lunch and refreshments during breaks.

For more information, call (404) 651-2542 or (404) 310-1898.

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