Upcoming Events

December 3 Monday

Dr. Nancy Krieger, "Embodying Social Injustice: Why Past and Present Structural Racism Matters for Health and Justice Today"

4:30PM to 6:00PM


Dr. Nancy Krieger, PhD, will discuss how health inequities in the US today reflect how people biologically embody structural injustice, both past and present. Challenging the dominant view that the only inheritance that matters for health is genetic, she will consider the ongoing health impacts of the socially inherited histories of Jim Crow and racialized economic segregation. Using ecosocial theory, which considers who and what drive societal patterns of disease distribution, Dr.

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