APHA’s Role in a National Campaign Against Racism
Learning Areas:Public health or related public policy
Define racism as a system of structuring opportunity and assigning value based on “race”. Discuss the relationship of the United States government to the International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination. Describe the proposed contributions of APHA Sections and APHA Affiliates to a National Campaign Against Racism.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a family physician and social epidemiologist whose work focuses on the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of the nation. I developed and taught a course on âRaceâ and Racism as an Assistant Professor at the Harvard School of Public Health (1994-2000); led the development of the âReactions to Raceâ module and organized the CDC Racism and Health Workgroup at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2000-2014.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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