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Structural Racism in Biomedical Research

Type: Event
Start Date: May 07, 2021 12:30 PM
End Date: May 07, 2021 02:00 PM
Location: Zoom details below.
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Please join UCLA Center for Social Medicine and Humanities presents for an educational webinar, "Structural Racism in Biomedical Research" on Friday, May 7th at 12:30-2pm PDT. Dr. Nanibaa’ Garrison and Dr. Terence Keel will each present on this topic based on their own scholarship. Talks are to be followed by remarks from Dr. Keith Norris, discussant, and then Q&A. This event is free. Registration is required. 

Friday, May 7, 2021 at 12:30-2pm
Free Zoom Webinar


Ethics, Genetics, & Indigenous Communities
Dr. Garrison (Navajo) is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Society & Genetics, the Institute for Precision Health, & the Division of General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research at UCLA. She is also a teaching faculty for the UCLA genetic counseling master’s program.

Race, Biomedicine, & Nihilism
Dr. Keel is an Associate Professor in the Department of African American Studies & the Institute for Society & Genetics. He is the Founding Director of the Biocritical Studies Lab & serves as an Associate Director for the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies.

Discussant and Q&A Moderator
Dr. Norris is an internationally recognized clinician scientist and health policy leader who has made major contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion while addressing disparities in contemporary society. He is a Professor & the Executive Vice Chair for Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion in the Department of Medicine at UCLA DGSOM.

Co-sponsored by the Research Theme in Health Equity & Translational Social Science and the Rangell Social Medicine Grand Rounds Series

Questions? Email Ethel Roxas eroxas@mednet.ucla.edu 

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