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UNC National Health Equity Research Webcast

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s 23rd National Health Equity Research Webcast, The Courage to Lead: Scholar-Activism and Health Equity in Turbulent Times, is scheduled for Friday, September 29, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Participants, who can attend in-person or via a live video broadcast, will have the opportunity to hear from national leaders and to engage in a moderated question-and-answer session.

This year’s panelists are:

  • Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones, senior fellow at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute and Cardiovascular Research Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine, whose work focuses on naming, measuring and addressing the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of the nation;
  • Dr. Andrew Curley, postdoctoral fellow, Department of Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, whose research focuses on coal and development in the Navajo Nation; and
  • Mr. Paul Cuadros, associate professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Media and Journalism and award-winning investigative reporter whose work focuses on issues of race and poverty in America.

The panel will be moderated by Dr. Wizdom Powell, director of the Health Disparities Institute at the  University of Connecticut Health Center. Dr. Powell is a population health disparities research scientist whose work addresses social determinants of health inequities among boys and men of color.

The National Health Equity Research Webcast is sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health, Office for Diversity and Inclusion, and Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

Learn more and register here.