HRSA Region 5 Webinar: Addressing Black Men’s Social Determinants of Health

Event Start Date: September 23, 2021 - 3:00 PM EDT
Event End Date: September 23, 2021 - 4:00 PM EDT

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This webinar is hosted by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Region 5.

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA), Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs (IEA), Region 5-Chicago, will host a webinar to address the social determinants of health of Black men. Dr. Marino Bruce will examine the full range of determinants as they relate to the onset and progression of chronic diseases among Black males over the life course and across generations.

Date: Thursday, September 23, 2021

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am CT | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Learn About:
• How the social determinants of health affect health outcomes
• How discrimination, segregation, access to health care, employment, education, and income play a major role in the morbidity and mortality among African American men
• How social institutions can promote resistance and resilience in oppressive environments

Featured Speaker:
Dr. Marino Bruce, Professor And Director
Program for Research on Faith, Justice, and Health
Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Houston College of Medicine

Who Should Attend:
We welcome all health professionals that work in community health centers, primary care offices, behavioral health centers, and community-based organizations to attend the webinar.

Reasonable Accommodations:
If you would like to request an auxiliary aid such as Sign Language Interpretive Services, please contact the HRSA Office for Civil Rights, Diversity, and Inclusion at at least 5 business days prior to the date of the event.