The University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health’s Department of Health Services Policy and Management and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control will host the 13th annual James E. Clyburn Health Equity Lecture, which is free and open to the public, on Monday, April 6 at 10 a.m. Easternat the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center (1101 Lincoln Street Columbia, S.C.). The theme of this year’s lecture is “Taking Action to Advance Health Equity: Addressing Poverty and the Social Determinants of Health.”
Dr. Joseph Telfair, DRPH, MSW, MPH, received both his Masters in Social Work and Public Health from the University of California at Berkeley and Doctorate in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. He is currently associate dean of Public Health Practice and Research in Georgia Southern University Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health. He is a 27-year member of the American Public Health Association and has served in numerous leadership roles within his section (MCH) and the Association (Governing Council, Executive Board), as well as a supporter of his caucus (CBPH), forum (Genetics) and his past (North Carolina) and current (Georgia) Affiliates. He is the Immediate Past-President of the Association.