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The 50th Anniversary of the P. I. Nixon Library: History of Medicine Lecture Series

by Diane Fotinos on 2020-11-10T10:13:00-06:00 | Comments

                                 Please join us for our fourth and final dynamic presentation in the History of Medicine Lecture Series.

Pandemics and Health Inequities: Stopping History from Repeating Itself

Guest Speaker: Dr. Wari Allison

This Thursday, November 12, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CT      **Note earlier start time

Via Zoom. All registrants will receive information with the Zoom meeting number and password.

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This lecture examines the historical record of pandemics that have had devastating morbidity (sickness) and mortality (death) rates in the United States and across the world. Always, the most vulnerable population groups are disproportionally affected and the pandemic highlights existing health inequities and disparities. How can we learn from history so that when, inevitably, the next pandemic occurs the most vulnerable people are protected? 

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