4371.0 Race, Racism, and Public Health: Critical Perspectives from History

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
This panel will present three historical accounts that illustrate the influence of race and racism on public health research and practice. Panelists will discuss the myths and realities of the Tuskegee syphilis study, the use of the race concept in genetic research, and the implementation of methadone therapy for heroin addiction in New York City.
Session Objectives: 1. Evaluate the impact of racial ideologies and racism on public health research and practice as illustrated in three historical case studies.
James Colgrove, PhD, MPH
James Colgrove, PhD, MPH
Susan Reverby, PhD , Michael Yudell, PhD, MPH and Samuel Roberts, PhD

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Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Socialist Caucus, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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