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Twitter Chat: Dismantling Systemic Racism: The End Game

Rutgers School of Social Work and NJ ACTS Community Engagement Core are proud to sponsor the Twitter Chat "Dismantling Systemic Racism: The End Game" on Thursday, June 18 from 3:15-4:45pm. 

Join this Twitter Chat to generate ideas and action steps to move society toward a plan to dismantle systemic racism. The chat will be hosted by Qiana L. Brown, PhD, MPH, LCSW (@QianaBrownPhD) Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Maternal and Child Health, Rutgers School of Social Work and School of Public Health, Department of Urban-Global Public Health; NJ ACTS Scholar in Clinical and Translational Science. Panelists include:

Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD (@tlaveist)
Dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity
Thomas LaVeist is dean of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He has written over 150 scientific articles, appeared in numerous mass media outlets, authored six books, and is executive producer of “The Skin You’re In” documentary series about racial inequalities in health. An award winning research scientist, Dr. LaVeist has received the “Innovation Award” from National Institutes of Health, the “Knowledge Award” from the U.S.A. Department of Health and Human Services and was elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
 
Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD (@DrAyanaJordan)
Associate Program Director, Yale Psychiatry Residency; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine; Addiction Psychiatrist, Connecticut Mental Health Center
 
Devin English, PhD (@devinsenglish)
Assistant Professor, Rutgers School of Public Health

Follow the hashtags #RacismEndsHere and #DismantleSystemicRacism to watch the discussion.

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