APHA: Racism: The Ultimate Underlying Condition

Date: 

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

Location: 

Online

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

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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.

Welcome:

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

Presenters: 

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

Moderator: 

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