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

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

The Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies of Penn State College of Medicine are pleased to present the Research on Race- and Ethnicity-Based Disparities (RRED) Talk on Health Disparities in Asian and Asian American Communities.

This RRED Talk features a panel of community leaders engaged in innovative research on disparities faced by Asian and Asian American communities. The speakers will present, TED talk-style, on topics including:

  • Chen Zhao, MD, MS, MA, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Public Health Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine – Cognitive evaluation of diverse populations
  • Khai Chung Ang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine – The quest for the genetic origins of East Asian light skin color
  • Vasu Singh, MD, Chair, Health and Wellbeing Task Force, PA Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs – Chronic diseases in Asian and Asian American communities

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

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


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