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Summer Brown Bag Series: Cross-Cultural Health Literacy

Helen Wood Hall Auditorium 1-304 Medical Center
Thursday, August 21, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Speaker: Catherine Thomas, administrator at Wilmot Cancer Center.

The 2nd annual Summer Brown Bag Series, titled "The Impact of Everyday Discrimination on Health: What We Can Do About it," features presentations about the social circumstances in which we are born, live, and work. The focus wil be on everyday discrimination wheter it affects you because of your height, weight, skin, color, accent, income, sexual orientation, abilities, health status, age or gender. Discuss and learn what works and what does not so all agents of change in stopping the negative health outcomes of discrimination.

Hosted by the Department of Psychiatry's Office of Mental Health Promotion in collaboration with: Dept. of Neurology, Human Resource’s Organizational Development & Staff Diversity Office, The University of Rochester School of Nursing’s Council for Diversity & Inclusion, Dept. of Public Health Sciences, The SMD Faculty Diversity Office, Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, Gandhi Institute, Center for Community Health, Women’s Initiative Supporting Health (W.I.S.H.), & The Wilmot Cancer Center.