Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar

September 28th, 2017

12-1:30 p.m.

Room 1210 (12th floor), Tulane School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans LA 70112

“Is Your Data Unintentionally Promoting Disparities? Framing Data to Send the Right Message and Promote Community Inclusion”
Featuring Rebecca Majdoch, MPH, Health Education and Communications Manager, and Sumrita Bindra, MPH, MCH Epidemiologist, and Louisiana Department of Health-OPH-Bureau of Family Health

Please join us for the Fall 2017 Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar Series. These in-person trainings focus on communication skills, specifically for community organizers, neighborhood groups, and public health students, professionals, faculty and researchers.

All seminars are free and open to the public. Light lunch will be provided.

All seminars will be held at: Tulane School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans LA 70112. Other seminars in the Fall 2017 series are:

- Investing in Justice: Truth Telling, Racial Healing and Transformation”
Thursday, Sept. 14, 12-1:30 p.m., Diboll Auditorium (1st floor)
Featuring Flozell Daniels, Jr., CEO and President of Foundation for Louisiana,

- “A Symptom of Bigger Issues: Exploring Black LGBT Health Disparities”
Thursday, Sept. 21, 12-1:30 p.m. Room 1210 (12th floor)
Featuring Earl Nupsius Benjamin, DrHSc, and Michael Robinson, MSW, LMSW, Principals at The BACH Group

Click here for the Fall 2017 flyer

Event sponsors include the Tulane Center for Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, Tulane Prevention Research Center, and student groups Tulane Society of Young Black Public Health Professionals, Tulane SPHTM Student Government Association, Tulane Society for Sexuality, Health, and Gender, and SALUD for Latin American Communities.

Funding for this seminar is made possible in part by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The views expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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