Health Equity Through Action on the Social Determinants of Health

March 17, 2017 -

2:00pm to 4:00pm

HEALTH EQUITY THROUGH ACTION ON THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

The Social Determinants of health are "the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age, and the wider set of systems shaping the conditions of daily life, including economic policies and systems, development agendas, social norms, social policies and political systems" (WHO).

please join the Center for Health Equity as we host panelists with diverse backgrounds to discuss this topic:

Thuy Bui, faculty clinician-educator, Pitt School of Medicine

Richard Freeman, senior pastor, Resurrection Baptist Church in Bradock

Saleem Ghubril, founder of The Pittsburgh Project

Molly Nichols, founding staffer for AmeriCorps' Public Allies Pittsburgh; Director of Pittsburghers for Public Transit

Carl Redwood, Jr., part-time faculty at Pitt School of Social Work; organizer with USW and Pitt faculty unions

Moderator: Ryan Minster, assistant professor, quantitative geneticist, genetic epidemiologist, Pitt Public Health

Reception to follow

Location and Address

University of Pittsburgh

Graduate School of Public Health Building

Room--G23 Auditorium (ground floor off Fifth Ave. entrance)

Pittsburgh, PA 115261

Directions and Parking Information

on street metered parking

O'Hara Street Garage