Unnatural Causes Speaker Series at Penn

Posted by on January 12, 2009

exploring health equity through the PBS documentary series
Amado Recital Room, Irvine Auditorium
3401 Spruce Street, on Penn’s campus
To attend any event, RSVP to cphi@pobox.upenn.edu

January 21
4pm to 5:30
Bad Sugar

Explores the re-conceptualization of chronic disease as the body’s response to ‘futurelessness’ – a condition arising from decades of oppression and historical trauma.
with Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD Associate Dean Health Promotion, UPenn School of Medicine

February 9
NOON to 1:30
Place Matters

Explores the policies and investment decisions foster neighborhood environments that harm – or enhance – the health of residents, and the local actions that can make a difference.
with Amy Hillier, PhD
Assistant Professor, Penn School of Design

March 4
4pm to 5:30
Not Just a Paycheck

Explores how employment policy and job insecurity affect health.
with Ichiro Kawachi, MD PhD, Professor of Social Epidemiology, Harvard University

April 15
NOON to 2pm
Collateral Damage

Explores how US occupation, military policy and globalization impact people’s health, often in unanticipated
Rachel Poulain, MPH, Unnatural Causes Series Associate and Director of Outreach

Claudia Cohen Hall (formerly Logan Hall), Terrace Room
249 South 36th Street, on Penn’s campus

to attend any event, RSVP to cphi@pobox.upenn.edu

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