APHA: Racism: The Ultimate Underlying Condition


Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:30pm



Join APHA for the first webinar in the Advancing Racial Equity series providing an in-depth look at racism as a driving force for the social determinants of health and equity.

Webinar # 1 Racism: The Ultimate Underlying Condition
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
2 – 3:30 p.m. EDT


The kick-off webinar of the Advancing Racial Equity series will examine racism and its historic and present day impact on health and well-being. Presenters will:

  • identify the multiple levels on which racism operates;
  • describe the physiological impacts of racism and discrimination on health; and
  • explore the principles for and barriers to achieving health equity.


APHA President-Elect José Ramón Fernández-Peña, MD, MPA
Director of Health Professions Advising at Northwestern University


APHA Past President Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD
2019-2020 Evelyn Green Davis Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Amani Allen, PhD, MPH
Executive Associate Dean, UC Berkeley School of Public Health


Tia Taylor Williams
Director, APHA Center for Public Health Policy and Center for School Health and Education