Health Equity and Lifestyle Project (HELP) Conference

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The Health Equity and Lifestyle Project (HELP) Conference is a three-day in-person conference hosted in partnership between The Plantrician Project and Healthy Heart Nation.

Start Date: Sunday, March 24, 2024

End Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024

LocationHuntsville Marriott at the Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville, AL

The conference is designed to explore the critical relationship between social determinants of health, health disparities and the role of evidence-based, lifestyle medicine as a critical and underutilized tool in addressing health disparities and reversing the chronic disease burden trend.

Huntsville AL

The evidence is clear that health disparities, due to race or ethnicity, sex, age, disability, geography, and socioeconomic status, directly influence an individual’s opportunity to actualize a healthy life. In fact, the most influential social determinate of health is zip code.

Large health disparities exist in rural and urban populations around the world with evidence highlighting the undeniable fact that the lower a person’s socio-economic status the greater their risk of poor health.

The lifestyle medicine movement needs to be accelerated in communities with the greatest burden of health inequities. HELP is the first national conference solely focused on catalyzing the conversation around health disparities, chronic disease, and the evidence-based role of nutrition and lifestyle to dramatically lower rates of chronic disease and establish more equitable and resilient health.

HELP conference will be an annual catalyst for change, cultivating education, conversations, and igniting action to help change the future of healthcare and health equity in the United States.

The conference will:

Additional Information

Presented by preeminent experts in healthy lifestyle, health equity and community impact:


Sunday, March 24, 2024
12:00 PM – 6:00PM  |  Registration, Welcome Reception, Opening Dinner / Keynote
5:00PM – 8:30PM  |  Welcome Reception, Opening Dinner / Keynote
Monday, March 25, 2024
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM  |  Session 2 – 10
Tuesday, March 26, 2024
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM  |  Session 11 – 14

Conference Presented by:

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We would to thank our current sponsors: 


If you would like to become a HELP Partner, or sponsor a scholarship for an attendee, please contact Tom Dunnam at The Plantrician Project at tdunnam@plantricianproject.org or 561-810-6713