Race, health, and justice

January 14, 9:00am - 11:15am
Mānoa Campus, Zoom hosted Add to Calendar

Explores the intersection of race/ethnicity, sex, law, and health by discussing: how race/sex has been constructed in the U.S.; what is discrimination in the U.S.; how discrimination has and continues to limit racial and sexual minorities’ equal access to resources; and how this has impacted health and caused racial and sex disparities in access to health care and health status. Instructor: Ruqaiijah Yearby, J.D., M.P.H is a full professor and member of the Center for Health Law Studies at Saint Louis University School of Law, co-founder and Executive Director of Saint Louis University’s Institute for Healing Justice and Equity, and Co-Principal Investigator for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant entitled, “Are Cities and Counties Ready to Use Racial Equity Tools to Influence Policy?”. Additionally, she has served as an Instructor for the Harvard Medical School, Center for Bioethics. Professor Yearby is an esteemed author and expert in racial health disparities, who advocates for equal access to quality health care and fair wages for racial and ethnic minorities, women, and the poor.

Ticket Information
Free (but must register to obtain the Zoom information)

Event Sponsor
William S. Richardson School of Law, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Bob Lipske, (808) 956-3417, lipske@hawaii.edu, http://outreach.hawaii.edu/law-jterm

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