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Webinar 1 | Racism: The Ultimate Underlying Condition

This kick-off webinar of APHA's Advancing Racial Equity series examined racism and its historic and present-day impact on health and well-being. Presenters:
  • identified the multiple levels on which racism operates;
  • described the physiological impacts of racism and discrimination on health; and
  • explored the principles for and barriers to achieving health equity. 
Panelists (From left to right)

Welcome/Opening Remarks
  • APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD
  • APHA President-Elect José Ramón Fernández-Peña, MD, MPA, Director of Health Professions Advising, Northwestern University
  • APHA Past President Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, 2019-2020 Evelyn Green Davis Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
  • Amani Allen, PhD, MPH, Executive Associate Dean, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Tia Taylor Williams, MPH, CNS, Director, APHA Center for Public Health Policy and Center for School Health and Education
Webinar Series Planners: 
  • Kaye Bender, PhD, MSN
  • Georges Benjamin, MD
  • Regina Davis Moss, PhD, MPH, MCHES
  • Tia Taylor Williams, MPH, CNS
  • Kelly Hilvosky, MPH
  • Olubukolami David
  • Kate Robb, MSPH
None of the speakers, moderators or planners listed on this page have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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