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Friday, November 18, 2011

12/01: Public Lecture - Moving from Science to Policy and Practice: Building Healthier Communities based on Human Rights

Thursday, December 1, 2011 7:00 PM
National Hispanic Cultural Center (Bank of America Auditorium) - 1701 4th Street SW

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy and the UNM Public Health Program presents the 2011 Fall Lecture Series on Health and Human Rights. Dr. Brian Smedley, Vice-President and Director of the Health Policy Institute of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies in Washington DC, will speak on Moving from Science to Policy and Practice: Building Healthier Communities based on Human Rights.

Seating is limited. Please plan to arrive early.

Dr. Smedley served as Study Director for the Institute of Medicine reports, In the Nation’s Compelling Interest: Ensuring Diversity in the Health Care Workforce and Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. In 2004 he was honored by the Rainbow/PUSH coalition as a “Health Trailblazer” award winner; in 2002 he was awarded the Congressional Black Caucus “Healthcare Hero” award.

November 18, 2011 at 02:51 PM in Events, Healthcare, Human Rights | Permalink

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