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Racism: The Ultimate Underlying Condition - APHA webinar

  • Tuesday, June 09, 2020
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Online

This kick-off webinar of APHA's Advancing Racial Equity series will examine racism and its historic and present-day impact on health and well-being. Presenters will:

  • identify the multiple levels on which racism operates;
  • describe the physiological impacts of racism and discrimination on health; and
  • explore the principles for and barriers to achieving health equity.


(Mobile device? Register here)

Welcome/Opening Remarks

  • APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD


  • APHA President-Elect José Ramón Fernández-Peña, MD, MPA, Director of Health Professions Advising, Northwestern University


  • APHA Past President Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, 2019-2020 Evelyn Green Davis Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
  • Amani Allen, PhD, MPH, Executive Associate Dean, UC Berkeley School of Public Health


  • Tia Taylor Williams, Director, APHA Center for Public Health Policy and Center for School Health and Education

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