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Johns Hopkins: Hosts Forum ‘1619 to 2019 – Confronting the Legacy of Slavery for Health Equity in Baltimore and Across the United States’ on December 11

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is hosting a forum to examine the complex history of slavery and its impact on health equity in Baltimore, Maryland, and across the U.S. on Wednesday, December 11.

The event will be co-hosted by the Center for Health Equity and Urban Health Institute at Johns Hopkins University and the Department of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

The event will be webcast starting at 3:00 p.m. Eastern on December 11.

There will be two panel discussions. The first will focus on the historical legacy of slavery for health equity, and the second with a focus on Baltimore.

Panelists include:

Dr. Lisa A. Cooper
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Health Equity
Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health

Dr. Jeremy A. Greene
William H. Welch Professor of Medicine and the History of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Dr. Lawrence Jackson
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of English and History
Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Bishop Douglas Miles
Pastor, Koinonia Baptist Church
Co-chairman, Baltimoreans United in Leadership (BUILD)

Dr. Deirde Cooper Owens
Charles and Linda Wilson Professor in the History of Medicine
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dr. Karen Kruse Thomas
Historian, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Event Details:
“1619 to 2019: Confronting the Legacy of Slavery for Health Equity in Baltimore and Across the United States”
Wednesday, December 11 | 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Sheldon Hall, Room W1214
615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205

Registration required. Details at the event page.

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