The History and Future or Race, Health Care, and Justice
Join Dorothy Roberts, BA, JD for an engaging discussion about how the biological concepts of race, structural racism, and implicit bias contribute to health inequities.
- After attending this lecture, participants will be able to discuss at least two ways that the biological concepts of race, structural racism, and implicit bias contribute to health inequities.
Dorothy Roberts, BA, JD
Professor of Africana Studies, Law and Sociology
University of Pennsylvania
Dorothy Roberts is George A. Weiss University Professor of Africana Studies, Law and Sociology at University of Pennsylvania and founding director of the Penn Program on Race, Science & Society. She is author of Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty, Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare, and Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re create Race in the Twenty-First Century. Recent recognitions include election as College of Physicians of Philadelphia Fellow, election to the National Academy of Medicine, Society of Family Planning Lifetime Achievement Award, and American Psychiatric Association Solomon Carter Fuller Award.