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Racism, Culture, and Health: Conceptual and Methodological Innovations
In order to build a culture of health and achieve health equity, we must engage in cultural processes in a more meaningful way.

In this webinar, Cogburn discusses how we need to take an interdisciplinary approach to examining the intersections of culture, structure, and racism to understand the root of social and racial inequities in health.

Nov 5, 2020 11:00 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Courtney Cogburn, PhD
Associate Professor of Social Work @Columbia University
Courtney Cogburn directs a research group that uses innovative means to characterize and measure racism and evaluate its effects on mental and physical health. An associate professor Cogburn employs a transdisciplinary research strategy to improve the characterization and measurement of racism and in examining the role of racism in the production of racial inequities in health. She is also conducting research exploring the use of emerging technologies, including computational social science to examine patterns and psychosocial effects of cultural racism and how virtual reality experiences can lead to changes in attitudes, social perception and engagement (empathy, racial bias, structural competence and behavior).