Northwestern Events Calendar

Apr
12
2023

A Conversation about the Intersection of Immigration Status, Health, and Healthcare Access

When: Wednesday, April 12, 2023
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CT

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Baldwin Auditorium, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Emma Wilson   (312) 503-4207

Group: Feinberg School of Medicine Events

Category: Multicultural & Diversity

Description:

Join experts in health equity, immigrant and refugee rights, and immigration law in a thought-provoking conversation about the current state of immigrant health, policy and healthcare access. This event serves as an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the experiences of immigrants navigating the healthcare system and offers you a chance to ask our panelists questions and hear their perspectives. Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the conversation!

This panel is part of a series of events related to the National Library of Medicine Traveling Exhibition Outside/Inside Migration, Immigration, and Health Care in the United States currently hosted at Galter Library until April 22, 2023.

Panelists:

Namratha Kandula, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) at Feinberg School of Medicine

Uzoamaka Emeka Nzelibe, JD, Clinical Professor of Law at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Luvia Quiñones, MPP, Senior Director of Health Policy at Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Moderator: Verónica Hoyo, PhD, Executive Director, NNLM National Evaluation Center

Sponsored by Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center in partnership with The Feinberg School of Medicine, NNLM National Evaluation Center, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

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