Epidemics and Health Disparities in African American Communities


Thursday, May 7, 2020, 4:00pm


Online Event

The Project on Race & Gender in Science & Medicine at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research is pleased to sponsor a series of conversations:

Epidemics and African American Communities from 1793 to the Present  -- Hosted by Professor Evelynn M. Hammonds

Leading scholars in public health, the history of medicine, and African American Studies will join Professor Evelynn M. Hammonds in conversations about the historical and contemporary impact of epidemic diseases on African American communities in the United States.

This week's guest is Dr. Samuel Kelton Roberts, Jr., Director of Columbia University’s Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS), Associate Professor of History (School of Arts & Sciences) and Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences (Mailman School of Public Health).

Learn more about and register for Epidemics and Health Disparities in African American Communities