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The Center for Community Health Education Research and Service (CCHERS) is excited to announce an upcoming Panel Discussion on Scientific Racism and Anti-Racism: History and Recent Perspectives. This is a second virtual community conversation session of the Race, Racism, and Research in the Medical Mecca series in 2021. Join us as we discuss the important issues of scientific racism and anti-racism and their implications to science, research, and healthcare today. The panel will be moderated by Mary Ann Nelson, Esq.,…Find out more »
A Catalyst for Humanity': A Conversation with Isabel Wilkerson Author of Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents Moderated by Don Lemon, Anchor, "CNN Tonight with Don Lemmon"Find out more »
Donald Warne, MD, MPH is the Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as well as the Director of the Indians Into Medicine (INMED) and Master of Public Health Programs, and Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of North Dakota. He also serves as the Senior Policy Advisor to the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board in Rapid City, SD. Dr. Warne is a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe from…Find out more »
The Outcry for Social, Racial, and Environmental Justice: Can Science and Community-Engaged Research Answer the Call?
Join us for the next installment of our 2020-2021 Colloquium Series: Racism, Disparities, and Environmental Health. Dr. Sacoby Wilson of the University of Maryland School of Public Health will speak on “The Outcry for Social, Racial, and Environmental Health: Can Science and Community-Engaged Research Answer the Call?”Find out more »
In his inaugural address, President Biden denounced the rise of political extremism and white supremacy, stating: "A cry for racial justice some 400 years in the making moves us. A cry that can't be any more desperate or any more clear. And now a rise of political extremism, white supremacy, domestic terrorism that we must confront and we will defeat." In recognition of Black History Month, Harvard Kennedy School Academic Dean Iris Bohnet will moderate a conversation with Dr. Robert…Find out more »
All of us have unconscious biases that may prevent us from making equitable, inclusive decisions. In this workshop, you will explore what unconscious bias is and how it manifests in the workplace. You will leave this session with an understanding of: the different types of bias and where they originate from how biases can influence workplace decisions and interactions how to recognize bias within yourself and others strategies for mitigating bias and making more informed decisionsFind out more »