5th Annual Regional CHW Conference

Registration Now Open!

Join us in person for the 5th Annual Regional CHW Conference! This year our conference will continue our work in supporting the professional development of CHWs and equipping them with the skills necessary to thrive in the workforce. 

Meet the Speakers

We are excited to announce this year's conference speakers!

Quisha Umemba

CEO, Umemba Health LLC

Quisha Umemba is the CEO of Umemba Health, LLC and Training Director of Umemba Health Academy, a virtual campus for campus for Community Health Workers, CHW Instructors and other frontline public health professionals. An advocate for health equity, her life's mission is to empower, educate, and transform the lives of others. 
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Shlesma Chhetri, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, UNTHSC

With a Ph.D. degree focused on improving community health, Dr. Chhetri is trained in strategies to promote community engagement, behavioral health theory-informed and evidence-based program development, implementation approaches, and evaluation methods. She is a mixed-methods researcher and is well versed in both qualitative and quantitative research.
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Register & Nominate Your Favorite CHW & CHW Organization!

Conference Registration

Early Bird Registration
Dates: May 16-June 24th
*Member Registration - $25
*NonMember Registration- $35 

Regular Registration
Dates: June 25th - July 27th 
Member Registration - $35
*NonMember Registration- $40

No refunds will be issued after July 4th 


Conference Scholarships

The DFW-CHW Association has limitedfunds available for individuals to attendthe 5th Annual DFW CHW Conference.

Scholarship funds will be used to coverthe cost of registration only.

Awardees will be notified via email andmust accept to be registered for theconference.


2022 CHW of the Year Award

The DFW-CHW Association wants to recognize and honor the outstanding service, dedication, and excellence of Community Health Workers (CHWs) during the last year.

Awardee will receive: 
* Free conference registration
* 1-year membership to the DFW-CHW Association & Texas Association of Promotores/CHWs
* Recognition plaque

Deadline for nominations: June 24th. 

View Call for Nominations


2022 CHW Organization of the Year Award

The DFW-CHW Association wants to recognize and honor the support, dedication, and excellence of organizations that recognize the value of Community Health Workers (CHWs).

Awardee will receive:
* Free conference registration for 2 attendees
*Recognition plaque

Deadline for nominations: June 24th.

View Call for Nominations


Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities Available

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DFWCHW Annual Conferences

Since 2018, we’ve held an Annual CHW Conference. his Community Health Worker focused conference features: networking, fellowship, and continuing education credits for CHWs and CHWIs. We’re proud to work with various CHW training centers across the state to support our members and CHWs throughout North Texas. Visit our conference website here for more information.