Race, Place & Heath
Improving Health, Reducing Disparities
Keynote speaker:Dr. David Williams
April 23, 2014
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Theater
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
1000 West Columbus Ave, Springfield, MA
Open to the Public
At this event you will learn about:
  • How discrimination affects people’s health
  • How institutional racism deprives certain population’s high quality of life
  • Successful strategies to address race and health inequities

RSVP to Laura Hurley Partners for a Healthier Community

Please call 413.794.1454 or email [email protected]

by April 11, 2014

About the presenter:
Dr. David Williams is a leading social scientist and international contributor to the field of public health for his work and research to better understand health disparities related to race, socioeconomic status, racism, and stress. His research speaks to housing and segregation and the effect on quality of life. He is the developer of the Everyday Discrimination Scale that is widely used to measure and assess perceived discrimination in health studies.
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