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Mar
2
2020

Melissa Simon (Feinberg/IPR) - Operationalizing Research to Improve Health Inequities: The Collective Power of One Northwestern

When: Monday, March 2, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: Chambers Hall, Ruan Conference Room (lower level), 600 Foster St, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Ellen Dunleavy   (847) 491-3395

Group: Institute For Policy Research

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings

Description:

"Operationalizing Research to Improve Health Inequities: The Collective Power of One Northwestern"

by Melissa Simon, George H. Gardner, MD, Professor of Clinical Gynecology, Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Director of the Center for Health Equity Transformation, and IPR Associate


Abstract: In this talk, Simon will discuss some basics on the current state of health equity and pull in her own body of work in Chicago that intersects scientific rigor with policy creation and community partnership and action. Simon will discuss how we as an entire University can leverage the depth and breadth of talent to scale impact on improving health equity via better integrating and operationalizing our collective scholarship.

 

This event is part of the 2020 Fay Lomax Cook IPR Colloquium Series.

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