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Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Lecture: Understanding and Effectively Addressing Inequities in Health

April 3, 2023 @ 10:00 am 11:00 am

Dr. David Williams, an internationally recognized authority on social influences on health, is the Norman Professor of Public Health and chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. He is also a professor of African and African-American studies and sociology at Harvard University.

His presentation will give an overview of socioeconomic and racial/ethnic inequities in health. It will also describe promising interventions to improve the delivery of medical care, to reduce stress and the harmful health effects of exposure to stress on health, and to enhance job opportunities, housing and neighborhood conditions that can improve health and eliminate health inequities.