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Public Health Law Conference Webinar Series: Public Health Implications of Racism

posted on Fri, Aug 26 2016 2:33 pm by The Network

Friday, September 16 at 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. ET.

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This special series features live webcasts of three sessions from the 2016 Public Health Law Conference.

Racial, ethnic and gender discrimination permeate the political, social and economic systems of our society. The resulting daily inequities range from overt systems, acts and mindsets of bias, to subtle, unconscious, yet discriminatory omissions and micro aggressions, creating legal and policy practices that jeopardize the health and well-being of a large percentage of the U.S. population. This session will examine strategies to address health inequities stemming from discriminatory practices that adversely impact women’s health and wellness; comprehensive trauma care for male survivors of violence; mental health and substance use disorder treatment; and access to health care for recently incarcerated individuals.


  • Linda Goler Blount, M.P.H., President and CEO, Black Women’s Health Imperative
  • Deborah Reid, J.D., M.P.S., Senior Health Policy Attorney, Legal Action Center
  • John Rich, M.D., Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy and Director, Center for Non Violence and Social Justice, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University


The Network is not able to provide or apply for CLE credits for attendees of these webinars, but can provide documentation for attendees who wish to apply for CLEs on their own. Contact Jackie Rose to request documentation.

Other webinars from this series: