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Dornsife's 2021 Population Health Symposium

Wednesday and Thursday, April 7 & 8, 2021

12:00 AM-12:00 AM

*Times: April 7 (1:00-5:00pm EST) & April 8 (8:45am-12:30pm EST)

As the home of public health research and practice at Drexel, the Dornsife School of Public Health is hosting a Population Health Symposium to provide a platform for the University community and the community more broadly to engage in discussions about population health.

This year’s inaugural symposium will bring together researchers, health practitioners, students, and the public at large to learn about the intersection of racism and health and discuss how we can collectively propose sustainable solutions towards health equity. The symposium will include two keynote speakers and three sessions on research, interventions, and public engagement. This year the Population Health Symposium is being organized by the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.
Wednesday, April 7 (Day 1):
• 1:00pm — Welcome from Dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, Ana Diez Roux, PhD, MD
• 1:15pm — Keynote address and Q&A with Nancy Krieger, PhD, Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health
• 2:30pm — Research panel — Ringing the alarm: Empirical research on racism and health 
      • 4:00pm — Poster session

        Thursday, April 8 (Day 2):
          • 8:45am — Welcome from Leslie Ain McClure, PhD, MS, Professor and Chair of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Dornsife School of Public Health
          • 9:00am — Keynote address and Q&A with Rob Santos, MA, Vice President and Chief Methodologist Director, Statistical Methods Group
            • 10:15am — Research panel — Intervention-based solutions: Interventions to improve equity
                • 11:30am — Media panel — Getting the word out: Engagement with the public to increase awareness and motivate grass-roots solutions
                  • 12:30pm — Closing remarks and networking opportunity

                  Contact Information

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