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Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health

Brian D. Smedley

The man who wrote the book about poorer health outcomes for persons of color will be in St. Louis on Monday, January 15 as the MLK celebration keynote speaker at Washington University School of Medicine. For further reading see this Article in The St. Louis American.

“Bending the Arc: Harnessing Research and Engagement for Health Equity” with Brian D. Smedley as keynote speaker will take place 4 p.m. Monday, January 15 at the Eric P. Newman Center, 320 S. Euclid.  To R.S.V.P. and for more information, call (314) 362-6854, email ginabiondo@wustl.edu, or visit mlk18.splashthat.com. There is validated parking at the North Euclid Parking Garage.

Brian D. Smedley, Ph.D., is co-founder and executive director of the National Collaborative for Health Equity in Washington, D.C. The project connects research, policy analysis, and communications with on-the- ground activism to advance health equity and, he said, “undo the health consequences of racism.” He is the author of “Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare” (2002).

This is an excerpt from the article “Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health” published in The St. Louis American. The full article can be accessed here: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health.

 

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