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Webinar: RRED Talks – Research on Race- and Ethnicity-Based Disparities

February 26, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

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One event on February 26, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

The Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, in collaboration with the Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies of Penn State College of Medicine, is presenting a series of “Research on Race- and Ethnicity-Based Disparities” webinars.

Registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to those who register.

Upcoming sessions include:

  • Noon Feb. 26, 2021: Health Disparities Facing Black/African American Communities (register here).

This RRED Talk features a panel of community leaders engaged in innovative research on disparities faced by Black and African American communities. These speakers will present, TED-Talk style, on the topics outlined below:

  • Claire V. Flaherty, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Penn State Health: Health disparities and dementia risk in African American communities
  • Claire Hollins, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Penn State Health:  From payers to programs: highlighting diversity issues in dermatology.
  • Alain Lekoubou Looti, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology, Penn State Health:  Recent patterns of vagal nerve stimulator use in the United States: Is there a racial disparity?
  • Alicia McDonald, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences:  Prostate cancer risk among Black men.
  • David Saunders, Director, Office of Health Equity, Pennsylvania Department of Health: Barriers to research in African American and Black communities, data collection disparities, and systemic racism—historical and current impediments fostered through a racist lens.

These talks will be followed by a Q&A session.

 

  • Noon April 8, 2021: Health Disparities Facing Asian/Asian American Communities: (register here)

 

Those with questions or who require accommodation, such as for a disability, to participate should email diversity@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.


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