Monday, November 9, 2009

Health Care Reform: Implications for Advancing Health Equity

November 13, 2009
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Sanger Hall, Room 2-020
Guest Speaker: Kalahn Taylor-Clark, PhD, MPH

You don't want to miss this lecture! Kalahn Taylor-Clark, PhD, MPH, of the prestigious Brookings Institute will give a talk on healthcare reform and health equity. Her lecture is scheduled for November 13, 2009, Sanger Hall, Room 2-020 from noon to 1 p.m.

Dr. Taylor-Clark, Research Director at the Brookings Institute, leads the Racial/Ethnic Health Care Equity Initiative. This initiative is part of an effort to improve the quality and accessibility of race/ethnicity data in the health care sector.

Prior to joining Brookings, Dr. Taylor-Clark was a lecturer at Tufts University, where she taught "Women and Health" and "The Politics of Health Disparities." Previously, Dr. Taylor-Clark held a position as a researcher at the Harvard School of Public Health’s Project on Biological Security and the Public. Her areas of research include public health communication in politically and socially marginalized populations and minority voting on health care.

She earned her doctorate degree in Health Policy and Political Analysis from Harvard University, where she was recently a W.K. Kellogg Health Scholar.

This event is sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health in partnership with the Center on Health Disparities.

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