Farias Memorial Lectureship: “Racism and the Unjust Population-Level Distribution of Disease: Macro-Social Determinants and Psychobiological Mechanisms”
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“Racism and the Unjust Population-Level Distribution of Disease: Macro-Social Determinants and Psychobiological Mechanisms”
David Chae, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Social, Behavioral, and Population Sciences
Director of the Society, Health, and Racial Equity (SHARE) Lab
Associate Dean for Research at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Dr. David Chae’s research focuses on social determinants of health inequities and the embodiment of racism. As part of this work, he investigates the interplay between social context, developmental period, behavior, and biology, and links to disease susceptibility and progression. Dr. Chae serves on several scientific groups dedicated to the study of racism.
Lecture: 3 – 4:30 p.m. in Luibel Hall
Reception: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. in EAD Atrium