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Trends in Sexual & Reproductive Health in the U.S. and the Challenges of Communicating Scientific Evidence

Trends in Sexual & Reproductive Health in the U.S. and the Challenges of Communicating Scientific Evidence

Date 
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location 
CHS 43-105 Los Angeles , CA
California US
Featuring 
Leslie Kantor, PhD, MPH
Event Contact 

Leslie Kantor, PhD, MPH will launch part one of a two-part civil discourse and communication advocacy training program with Trends in Sexual & Reproductive Health in the U.S. and the Challenges of Communicating Scientific Evidence, a lecture on reproductive and sexual health trends in the United States, focusing on communicating scientific evidence. 

About the Speaker

Leslie Kantor is Professor and Chair of the Department of Urban-Global Public Health at the Rutgers School of Public Health. Her work has focused on improving women’s sexual and reproductive health both nationally and around the world. Prior to assuming her role at Rutgers, Kantor was the Vice President of Education for Planned Parenthood Federation of America and a member of the faculty at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Kantor is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2019 Lloyd M. Felmly Award from the NJ Public Health Association for outstanding contribution in the media to the cause of public health in NJ, the lifetime achievement award from the Sexual and Reproductive Health section of the American Public Health Association (APHA), and the Drotman award from APHA for “challenging public health in a creative and positive manner.” For more information about the speaker, visit: lesliekantor.com.

About the Communication & Advocacy Series

The Fielding School is hosting a two-part civil discourse and communication advocacy training program that will empower health professionals to be effective advocates for health equity and foster interdisciplinary learning and collaboration around health-related advocacy. The series includes two workshops presented by Leslie Kantor:

This series is brought to you by the Office of the Associate Dean of Public Health Practice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, the Public Health Training Program on Population Health Advocacy, and the UCLA Bixby Center on Population and Reproductive Health. This series is made possible through the generous support of The Shapiro Family.