Population Health Spotlight Series ft. Dr. Gonsalves
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Speaker Gregg Gonsalves, PhD, will present "Outbreaks, Overdoses and the Failure of Political Will in the United States."
The 2022-23 Population Health Spotlight Series is titled "Public Health at a Crossroads: Is it time for a new direction?"
The last two years have highlighted more than ever the challenges in addressing both emerging and ongoing threats to population health. It has become clear that we need to rethink and retool public health approaches to address many pervasive threats to health and health equity that are built into the fabric of our society. What are the most important lessons of the past few years and what are the next steps for public health research, practice and policy? Voices from across the field of public health will share their reflections as part of Dornsife’s Population Health Spotlight Series for 2022-23.
This event supports one credit hour towards National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) Certified in Public Health (CPH) continuing education credit.
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About the speaker:
Gregg Gonsalves, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of the Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health and an Associate Professor (Adjunct) at Yale Law School. At Yale, he also co-directs the Global Health Justice Partnership, an initiative of YSPH and YLS, working at the intersections of health and human rights and social justice. He has been an AIDS activist for 30+ years, first with ACT UP New York and then with numerous organizations in the US and around the world. He is a 2018 MacArthur Fellow.