3187.0 APHA President-elect Session: Lift Every Voice for Justice

Monday, November 8, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will focus on the historical relationship beween social justice and public health as a discipline. The impact of injustice and racism on the health status of populations of color in the United States will be explored. Critical policy issues necessary to address in order to achieve social justice and health equity will be discussed.
Session Objectives: Identify the historical relationship between social justice and public health. Discuss how injustice and racism have impacted the health status of certain populations in the United States. Identify the significant policy questions impacting the intersection of public health and social justice during the next fifty years.
Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPH
Adewale Troutman, MD, MPH, MA, CPH

Justice in our Lifetime
Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPH

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

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