Event Details

Keynote Speaker

Professor Sir Michael G. Marmot MBBS, MPH, PhD
Director, University College London Institute of Health Equity (Marmot Institute)
Chair, European Review on the Social Determinants of Health and the Health Divide

Sir Michael Marmot has led a research group on health inequalities for 35 years. He was Chair of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, established by the World Health Organization in 2005, and produced the report titled "Closing the Gap in a Generation" in August 2008. Principal investigator on the seminal Whitehall Studies of British Civil Servants in which he has documented the inverse social gradient in morbidity and mortality, Professor Marmot is a leading global scholar on the social causation of health inequalities.

We have an exceptional agenda in store at our upcoming conference. It has been designed to ensure your time at the event is not only productive, but enjoyable. We look forward to hosting you and your colleagues. Register now.

Conference Location

This year's conference will be held at The Chicago Marriott Downtown. All attendees are encouraged to stay at the Marriott to achieve the maximum benefit of conference attendance, ease of access to sessions, and networking with colleagues.
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
540 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611  USA
Phone: 312.836.0100
Toll-free: 800.228.9290
Fax: 312.836.6139
The Adler University's discounted hotel room rate is $249 per night for single or double occupancy. Please mention that you are attending the "Adler University Conference" to receive the discounted rate. The hotel rooms are first come, first serve and reservations should be made before August 28, 2012. To make reservations, call the Marriott International's Reservations toll-free number 1-877-303-0104 or visit the conference reservation website

Registration Pricing

  • General Admission: $395.00
  • Non-Adler Student Rate: $195.00
  • For group rates, contact the ISE
  • Adler University Registrants: Email ISE to register for the conference.

Please note: No refunds will be issued for registrations made after August 31, 2012. No refunds will be given for registrants who do not attend.

Take Advantage of This Exciting CME/CE Opportunity

This conference activity is eligible for a maximum of 11 educational credit hours.

  • For psychologists and interested non-psychologists: The Adler University will provide American Psychological Association continuing education (CE) credits.
  • For physicians: The UIC College of Medicine at Chicago will provide continuing medical education (CME) credits.
  • For social workers: The UIC Jane Addams College of Social Work will provide CE credits.

Click here to learn more about CME/CE credits for this conference.