News: Health Impacts of Mass Incarceration Talk

Health and Incarceration Talk

Posted October 2, 2017

‘Health Impacts of Mass Incarceration’ – October 2, 2017, 3:00pm – 5:00pm Clary Theater Student Success Center

Featuring: Evelyn Patterson (Vanderbilt University); Starla Hairston-Blanks (Morehouse School of Medicine); Xochitl Bervera (Racial Justice Action Center)

Evelyn J. Patterson is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Vanderbilt University. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, Demography, and Social Science Research.

Starla Hairston-Blanks is the Director of Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved of Morehouse School of Medicine, which is dedicated to addressing health disparities, research, policy and practice.

Xochitl Bervera is a lawyer, organizer, and movement builder.  She is the Director of the Atlanta-based Racial Justice Action Center, which is home to the Solutions Not Punishment Coalition and Women on the Rise.

​This event is sponsored by the Working Group on Race and Racism in Contemporary Biomedicine with the generous support of GT-FIRE, College of Sciences, and Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

Sponsored by the Working Group on Race and Racism in Contemporary Biomedicine

with the support of the Ivan Allen College and College of Sciences

More information: racebiomed.org