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Sept. 29: Distinguished Lecture Series Features Director of NIMHD

09.26.2016

Please join us on September 29 for the Department of Public Health Sciences Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). The lecture will take place at the Don Soffer Clinical Research Center, room 989 from 11:45 am to 1 pm. Lunch will be served. Email Alyssa Falise at axf800@miami.edu for more information.

Some populations, whether defined by race, ethnicity, immigrant status, disability, sex, gender, or geography, experience higher rates of certain diseases and more deaths and suffering from them compared with the general population.

Dr. Pérez-Stable will discuss his vision and plan to design a systematic health research initiative – national in scope – to reduce the profound disparity in health status of its racial and ethnic minorities, rural, low-income, and other underserved populations.

Dr. Pérez-Stable leads the nation’s health research, training and public education efforts to improve minority health and eliminate health disparities.

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