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Racism and Health: Past Challenges and Current Opportunities - 11 July 2022

24 Jun 2022

Invitation to a Plenary, followed by an 'In Conversation' event with guest, Dr David Williams

Following the NHS Race and Health Observatory conference, a Plenary will be held at The University of Manchester to discuss how racism affect our health, recognise some of the past challenges, highlight current opportunities, and what this means for addressing health inequalities and fostering health equity.

You are cordially invited to this Plenary:

Dr David R Williams Florence and Laura Norman Professor of Public Health; Chair, Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University, USA

Host: Professor Graham Lord Dean, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, The University of Manchester

The event will take place on 11 July from 9.30 - 11.30am at the Core Technology Facility (CTF).

Registration and speaker bio via Eventbrite

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In Conversation with Dr David R Williams and Dr Omolade Femi-Ajao

Join us after the Plenary to hear Dr Williams in conversation with Dr Femi-Ajao (Lecturer in Global Health, The University of Manchester).

Hosting the event is Professor Dawn Edge (Professor of Mental Health & Inclusivity, University Academic Lead for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)

The event will take place from 12-1pm in the Dalton Room, Core Technology Facility (CTF). For further details please contact

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