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State of the Public Health Union

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  • Alfredo Morabia, MD, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Public Health

    Alfredo Morabia is a Swiss American doctor, epidemiologist and historian. He is currently professor of epidemiology at the Barry Commoner Center for Health and the Environment at Queens College, City University of New York. He is the Principal Investigator of the World Trade Center-Heart cohort study, and he lectures and teaches on the history of epidemiology internationally in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Public Health and is also editor of "Epidemiology in History" in the American Journal of Epidemiology and was supported by the National Library of Medicine to write about the history of epidemiology.

  • Dazón Diallo, Founder and President, Sister Love

  • Lisa Bowleg, MA, PhD, Professor of Applied Social Psychology, The George Washington University

    Lisa Bowleg, PhD, is Professor of Applied Social Psychology in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at The George Washington University, and Founding Director of the Intersectionality Training Institute at GW. Her research focuses on the intersectional and social-structural contexts of health for Black heterosexual men and Black LGBT communities. She is an associate editor of the American Journal of Public Health and the section editor of AJPH’s Perspectives from the Social Sciences.

  • Lori Freeman, Chief Executive Officer for the National Association of County and City Health Officials

  • Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH, Professor and Dean, Boston University School of Public Health

    Galea is an academic leader, physician, epidemiologist and author. He was named one of Time magazine’s epidemiology innovators and has been listed as one of the "World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds." He's published more than 800 scientific journal articles, 50 chapters and 15 books extensively about the social causes of health, mental health, and the consequences of trauma. Galea's latest book is "Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health." He's an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and chair of the Board of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. Galea has received several lifetime achievement awards and his work is regularly featured in a range of public media, including a standing column in Fortune magazine.

  • Nancy Krieger, PhD, Professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    Nancy Krieger is Professor of Social Epidemiology and American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor, in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Director of the HSPH Interdisciplinary Concentration on Women, Gender, and Health. She received her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1989. Krieger is a social epidemiologist, with a background in biochemistry, philosophy of science, and the history of public health, combined over 35 years of experience as an activist in issues involving social justice, science, and health. She has been deeply engaged with issues of COVID-19 and health equity (see, for publications and presentations: ).

  • Jewel Mullen, MD, MPH, MPA, Associate Dean for Health Equity at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, and Associate Professor in the Departments of Population Health and of Internal Medicine

January 20, 2022
Thu 3:30 PM EST

Duration 1H 30M

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