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Reliable sources of information during the COVID-19 pandemic: COVID-19 and Healthcare Inequities Impacting the Black Community

Healthcare Inequities Impacting the Black Community: BCC Fall 2020 series

As part of the Fall 2020 programming offered by the Black Cultural Center, BCC Librarian Ula Gaha has organized a series of virtual panels open for everyone to attend. 

Healthcare Inequities Impacting the Black Community

Each installment in the series is co-sponsored by PULSIS, the Purdue University Department of Public Health, and Purdue’s Center for Health Equity and Innovation (CHEqI).

Installment 1

COVID-19 and Healthcare Inequities Impacting the Black Community
September 15, 2020 at 7pm EDT/Indianapolis time

Watch the recording of this event here

This panel discussion with a Q&A portion addresses systemic inequalities that disproportionately affect the Black community with the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers will address topics including the heightened risk of contracting the coronavirus, to the lack of available testing and inequities Black people face when seeking healthcare related to COVID-19.
Panelists:

  • Brian Williams, MD, FACS Associate Professor, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences
  • Dr. Sonak Pastakia, Professor of Pharmacy Practice Pharmacist, Indiana University Kenya Partnership
  • Natalia M. Rodriguez, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Purdue University Department of Public Health (moderator) 

 

For more information on the other installments in this series,

please visit the Black Cultural Center Library's Website

Race, Violence & Medicine Podcast with Dr. Brian H. Williams

Additional resources