141st APHA Annual Meeting

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Update on the spirit of 1848 caucus

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 : 6:30 PM - 6:40 PM

Nancy Krieger, PhD , Dept of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Come to a working meeting of THE SPIRIT OF 1848 CAUCUS. Dedicated to understanding and deepening the inextricable links between social justice and public health, our committees focus on the politics of public health data, progressive public health pedagogy, social history of public health, and networking. Join us in planning future sessions & projects!

Learning Areas:
Advocacy for health and health education

Learning Objectives:
Describe the history of the Spirit of 1848 Caucus, its mission, and its current activities and plans for future work.

Keywords: Social Justice, Public Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am Chair of the Spirit of 1848 Caucus and will be presenting an update on the Caucus activities, reflecting the views discusses at the meeting of the Spirit of 1848 Caucus Coordinating Committee which we have on the Sunday morning of APHA (with our public Business Meeting on the Tuesday evening of APHA).
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.