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Lecture and dialogue: Racial and Economic Disparities in a Pandemic

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 - 7 p.m.

Event Type: Other

Audience: Continuing Education Students, Faculty, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students

Join Ana Novais, deputy director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, for a lecture and dialogue around racial and economic disparities as they relate to the coronavirus pandemic. Novais has worked in public health for more than 30 years and for the Department of Health since 1998. She leads the department’s efforts to achieve health equity by focusing on health disparities and access to care, chronic disease management and prevention, environmental health and maternal and child health.