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Racism and Health: Moving Beyond Documenting Health Disparities to Anti-Racist Health Research

December 4, 2020
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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Online Event

Mini-Conference Agenda 

10:30 - 10:35 Welcome

10:35 -11:25 Roundtable Discussion: A Conversation on Defining Anti-Racist Health Research

Carmela Alcántara, Associate Professor, Columbia School of Social Work
Lisa Bates, Vice Chair of Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center
Seth Prins, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health
Elwin Wu, Professor, Columbia School of Social Work

                                              5 minute break 

11:30 - 12:00 Research Talks 

Belinda Archibong, Assistant Professor of Economics, Barnard College 

  • 'We Are Not Guinea Pigs': Effects of the 1996 Pfizer Epidemic Drug Trials on Child Vaccination Outcomes in Nigeria 

Courtney Cogburn, Associate Professor, Columbia School of Social Work

  • Culture, Racism and Health: Conceptual and Methodological Innovations

12:00 - 12:15 Discussion 

Opportunity for small group discussions with colleagues 

                                                15 minute break 

12:30 - 1:25 Keynote Address

Chandra Ford, Professor, UCLA & Founding Director, Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health '

1:25 - 1:30 Closing Remarks

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