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PriHD Interdisciplinary Seminar in Health Equity
This is the second academic year of funding for this seminar. Our previous year goals will carry forward this year with some additions and improvements. We still aim to become acquainted with researchers and students who are involved in or interested in health disparities; to understand how to build and refine the Program in Health Disparities Research at the Sheps Center based on interaction with seminar attendees and their identified needs; and to provide a space for researchers and students to present (and solicit feedback) on past and current research to a group of peers.

The general theme of this academic year’s seminar is on the impact structures have on health disparities. All seminars will be virtual and will have accompanying information and resources provided through Sakai. https://www.shepscenter.unc.edu/programs-projects/program-in-health-disparities-prihd-research/

- September 22, 2020
Structural Racism and Health Disparities; Speakers: Dr. Cene and Sharita R. Thomas, MPP
* Please watch the following TED Talk (20 min) (https://youtu.be/GNhcY6fTyBM) beforehand if you are able

- October 27, 2020
Transportation Equity, the Disabled, and Health Disparities; Speaker: Abigail Cochran, Post Doctoral Research Associate, UNC

- November 10, 2020
Teaching Journal Articles- Focus on Health Disparities Research Articles; Speaker: Sharita R. Thomas, Research Associate, UNC Sheps Center
You can choose to attend one or more of the following sessions.


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