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Registration Open for Virtual Symposium Challenges and Legal Implications of Misinformation in Health Disparities and Health Policies that Affect Minority Groups in the U.S. (Sept. 14-15)

(via Jeremy Gunnoe, Howard University)

On Tuesday, September 14, and Wednesday, September 15, the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library and the Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., Esq. Law Library at Howard University will hold a two half-day virtual symposium with a focus on the Challenges and Legal Implications of Misinformation in Health Disparities and Health Policies that Affect Minority Groups in the U.S. Keynote speakers include Dr. Robert Pearl, author of Mistreated: Why We Think We’re Getting Good Health Care–And Why We’re Usually Wrong and Uncaring: How the Culture of Medicine Kills Doctors and Patients; and Olajumoke Obayanju, Director of the National Racial Equity Initiative (NREI) for Social Justice at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF).

Registration is free. To view the daily agendas and sign up for the event, go here. Please note that a Zoom account is necessary to register for and participate in the meeting.

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