Social Inequities in Health: What Each One of Us Can Do
The Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health
Chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Elected Member of the National Academy of Medicine
Elected Member of the National Academy of Science
Elected Member of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences
Article ItemWorn down: Expert to discuss health impacts of stress of being Black at Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture , article
David Williams, a Harvard University social scientist focused on social influences on health, will discuss the role of race and other factors in health disparities in a virtual talk titled “Social Inequities in Health: What Each One of Us Can Do,” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, as part of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC's Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture Series.
Article ItemNobel laureate, NIH leaders to present 2021-22 Maury Strauss public lectures , article
The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute announced the lineup for its 12th annual Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture Series – an initiative that has exposed the public to more than 90 globally renowned science thought leaders and health care innovators over the years.
This is a free event hosted by Dr. Michael Friedlander and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. For more information, please call 540-526-2059.
About Maury Strauss
Maury Strauss is a longtime community benefactor and businessman who supports biomedical research with the goal of energizing the local economy and improving quality of life in our neighborhoods and around the world. In order to ensure the continued success of Roanoke’s biomedical research enterprise, as well as the free public seminars, Mr. Strauss has made a generous gift to the series. Read VT News Story
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