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Paul Torrens Health Forum: Tipping the Scales on Social Justice and Health Equity: A special Public Health Week session honoring Professor Ruth Roemer

April 7, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

You are invited to join a discussion moderated by Professor Chandra Ford, Director of the Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health, to hear about innovative models and ideas to promote health equity and social justice that are being implemented in Los Angeles and elsewhere in the country. In this session, we will also remember the pioneering social justice legacy of the late Fielding School professor Ruth Roemer, who used the law to improve public health and advance health equity.

More info and to RSVP: bit.ly/April2021HealthForum

 

Moderated by:

Chandra L. Ford, PhD, MPH, MLIS

Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences; Founding Director,

Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Featured Speakers:

Lisa Cacari Stone, PhD, MS, MA – Associate Professor of Health & Social Policy; Director of Research, College of Population Health; Executive Director/Principal Investigator, TREE Center for Advancing Behavioral Health, University of New Mexico

Cozzette Lyons-Jones, MD, MPH – Chief of Adult Medicine, Watts Healthcare Corporation; President, Association of Black Women Physicians

Marguerite Ro, DrPH – Chief, Assessment, Policy Development, and Evaluation Unit; Director, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Section; Seattle & King County Department of Public Health

More info and to RSVP: bit.ly/April2021HealthForum

Details

Date:
April 7, 2021
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
bit.ly/April2021HealthForum

Venue

Virtual Event

Organizer

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health