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February 1, 2018

Embodied Inequality

Embodied Inequalities & Begando Lecture with Keith Wailoo


When: February 1, 2018, 4:00 - 5:30pm

Where: Moss Auditorium, College of Medicine Research Building, 909 S. Wolcott Ave.

RSVP to irrpp@uic.edu or through our website

 

About the Speaker: Keith Wailoo is the Henry Putnam University Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University where he teaches in the Department of History and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He is the Chair of the Department of History, and the former Vice Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School. He has produced award-winning research and teaches on a range of topics, including drugs and drug policy; race, science, and health; and health policy and medical affairs in the U.S. His research has advanced historical understanding, informed policy debates, and enhanced public discussions on health disparities, scientific and technological innovation in medical care, medical specialization, and the role of identity, gender, race and ethnicity in medicine, public health, and society. His latest book is Pain: A Political History.


About the Series: Building on important work that has documented extensive health disparities, this inter-disciplinary lecture series will explore why race is so consequential for health outcomes. Sessions will focus on a range of topics including how race matters for access to healthcare and healthcare delivery, how structural and interpersonal racism impact mental, emotional, and physical health, and how scholars, practitioners, and community groups can intervene to improve health outcomes for vulnerable communities.