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Paul Torrens Health Forum | "Tipping the Scales on Social Justice and Health Equity"

Paul Torrens Health Forum | "Tipping the Scales on Social Justice and Health Equity"

Date 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Location 
Virtual via Zoom
Featuring 
Chandra Ford, Director of the Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health
Event Contact 

Paul Torrens Health Forum: A special Public Health Week session honoring Professor Ruth Roemer

You are invited to join a discussion moderated by Professor Chandra Ford, Director of the Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health, to hear about innovative models and ideas to promote health equity and social justice that are being implemented in Los Angeles and elsewhere in the country.

The pioneering social justice legacy of the late Fielding School professor Ruth Roemer, who used the law to improve public health and advance health equity will be remembered.

This session is proudly brought to you by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and its office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Center for Healthcare Management, Public Health Alumni Association, Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health and Students of Color for Public Health.

 

Moderator:

Chandra L. Ford, PhD, MPH, MLIS
Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences; Founding Director,
Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Speakers:

Lisa Cacari Stone, PhD, MS, MA
Associate Professor of Health & Social Policy; Director of Research, College of Population Health;
Executive Director/Principal Investigator, TREE Center for Advancing Behavioral Health

Cozzette Lyons-Jones, MD, MPH
Chief of Adult Medicine, Watts Healthcare Corporation;
President, Association of Black Women Physicians

Marguerite Ro, DrPH
Chief, Assessment, Policy Development, and Evaluation Unit; Director, Chronic Disease
and Injury Prevention Section; Seattle & King County Department of Public Health