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400 Years of Inequity and the Impact on Today’s Public Health

Ann Arbor MI 10-18-2019 10-18-2019

400 years ago in Jamestown, Virginia, Africans were brought to America by the transatlantic slave trade and sold into bondage for the first time. As the nation reflects on the ways in which slavery has created structural societal inequalities, it is crucial to acknowledge the lasting impacts slavery has had on the health of African Americans.

On Friday, October 18, the School of Public Health will have research presentations and a panel discussion entitled "400 Years of Inequity and the Impact on Today's Public Health." This event is part of a national movement by schools of public health. Our presenters will give individual research presentation on the history of race and US medical experimentation, African American women maternal health and African American men oncology treatment, before taking part in a panel discussion. This event is part of our DEI theme semester "The Power of an Inclusive Community."

If you need accommodations in order to fully participate in this meeting, please email sph.events@umich.edu.

This event will be streamed so those in our school community and beyond can take part. Please use this link to stream the event on Friday, Oct. 18.

 

icon to add this event to your google calendarOctober 18, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1655 SPH I (followed by reception in 1680 SPH I)
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029

Sponsored by: School of Public Health Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program
Contact Information: Nichole Burnside (washingn@umich.edu)
Cost: Free (registration required)
Count towards DEI continuing professional education

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400 years ago in Jamestown, Virginia, Africans were brought to America by the transatlantic slave trade and sold into bondage for the first time. As the nation reflects on the ways in which slavery has created structural societal inequalities, it is crucial to acknowledge the lasting impacts slavery has had on the health of African Americans.

On Friday, October 18, the School of Public Health will have research presentations and a panel discussion entitled "400 Years of Inequity and the Impact on Today's Public Health." This event is part of a national movement by schools of public health. Our presenters will give individual research presentation on the history of race and US medical experimentation, African American women maternal health and African American men oncology treatment, before taking part in a panel discussion. This event is part of our DEI theme semester "The Power of an Inclusive Community."

If you need accommodations in order to fully participate in this meeting, please email sph.events@umich.edu.

This event will be streamed so those in our school community and beyond can take part. Please use this link to stream the event on Friday, Oct. 18.

 

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