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March 1, 2018

Embodied Inequality

Embodied Inequality: Unpacking the Impact of Race & Racism on Health
Racism as a Public Health Issue


When: March 1, 2018, 6:00 - 7:30pm

Where: UIC School of Public Health Auditorium, 1603 W. Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612

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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Camara Jones, Senior Fellow of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute and Cardiovascular Research Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine. As a family physician and epidemiologist, Dr. Jones’ work focuses on the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of the nation.


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.