An Ecology of Inequality

The Dean's Grand Rounds on the Future of Public Health
4:00 pm
5:30 pm
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Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, 104 Haven Ave.
VEC 201
Chandra Ford, Director, Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health, UCLA and Harriet Washington, author of Medical Apartheid
Grand Rounds
Office of the Dean
Mailman School Students, Faculty and Staff, Open to the Columbia Community, Open to the Public, Alumni

Chandra Ford, PhD, MPH, MLIS
Director of the Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health
University of California, Los Angeles

Harriet A. Washington
Author of Medical Apartheid

Initiated in 2008, Grand Rounds is a community conversation on the science, education and practice of public health. The series provides an intellectual space within which to explore national and global public health challenges and the innovative approaches needed to transform the public's health in the 21st century.

Each year, we select a theme for Grand Rounds to view from multiple dimensions and disciplines. In commemoration of the grim 400th anniversary of the first Africans sold into bondage in North America, Grand Rounds will examine how inequality has been sewn into the fabric of American society with particular impact on health across populations. We invite you to explore these themes with us over the next year.

This event will conclude the day-long commemoration, 400 Years of Inequality: A Call to Action. Please check the calendar for other events on this day.


Lauren Sagnella, Associate Director, Special Event