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CHOP Joins Dozens of Health Systems in Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis

September 30, 2020

Allana T. Forde, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Urban Health Collaborative, led recently published research finding that experiences of discrimination over a lifetime is associated with high blood pressure in African American adults. Those findings were mentioned in a Sept. 28 by Philly Voice story about dozens of health systems pledging to address systemic racism as a public health crisis.

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