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Health Disparities at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Disability

Wed, 17 Jul, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Time Zone: America/New_York
Local Time: Wed, 17 Jul, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Health disparities impacting underserved racial and ethnic groups have long been recognized.  More recently, disparities between people with and without disabilities have been identified. However, there has been little attention to the overlap between these two areas of research. The purpose of this webinar is discuss the concept of intersecting disparities and present findings from recent research on health and healthcare disparities experienced by people with disabilities in underserved racial and ethnic groups.

Presenters:

Willi Horner-Johnson, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Institute on Development and Disability,
& Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University

Glenn T Fujiura, PhD
Professor, Department of Disability and Human Development
Director of Graduate Studies, PhD Program in Rehabilitation Sciences
Editor in Chief, the journal Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
College of Applied Health Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago

Tawara D. Goode, MA
Assistant Professor
Director, National Center for Cultural Competence
& Associate Director, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities  
Center for Child and Human Development
Georgetown University Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics

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Fees: Free!
Contact: Kerry Mauger @ mauger@thearc.org
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