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RBHS Round Table Discussion 6/26

Chancellor Strom and colleagues discussed health disparities magnified by COVID-19 and explored ways to dismantle the structural racialization that underlies them.

Brief presentations were made by:

  • Brian L. Strom, M.D., MPH
    Chancellor, RBHS
    Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Rutgers University
  • Sangeeta Lamba, MD, MS-HPEd
    Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, RBHS
    Professor, Emergency Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Henry F. Raymond, DrPH, MPH
    Associate Professor, Biostatistics – Epidemiology, Rutgers School of Public Health
    Associate Director for Public Health, The Center for COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness
  • Denise V. Rodgers, MD, FAAFP
    Vice Chancellor for Interprofessional Programs
    Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Patricia N. Whitley-Williams, MD
    Associate Dean for Inclusion and Diversity, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Chief, Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Thank you to everyone who submitted a question for the discussion.  The deadline to submit questions for this discussion has passed.

Everyone was invited to submit questions for discussion during the round table by emailing questions to emailrbhs@rbhs.rutgers.edu by June 21, 2020.

Please note that, due to time constraints, some questions may have been combined based on commonalities and that the names of individuals who submitted questions were not identified during the meeting.

Please send us your feedback

Please email your feedback about this session to emailrbhs@rbhs.rutgers.edu.  Please let us know if you would like to see more round table events and, if so, please include suggestions for future topics and panelists.


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