“Deadliest Disease in America” What Racism Looks Like in Health Care Delivery

In Public Programs on April 25, 2010 by Ferentz Lafargue Tagged: , , , , , ,

URU, The Right To Be, Inc in collaboration with Health Challenges for the 21 St Century: The Global and National Landscape Presents

The Deadliest Disease

Friday April 30, 4:30-7:30pm The New School Room 407 66 West 12th Street, New York NY 10011
The “Deadliest Disease in America” explores what racism looks like in health care delivery, capturing the many voices demanding access and quality care. The film is part of an educational program that includes facilitated workshops structured to encourage dialogue among a diverse group of health care providers, patients, policy-makers and health care advocates.
Refreshments and Snacks Will be Served

Participants Include: filmmaker, Crystal Emery; workshop facilitators Dr. Aletha Maybank,. M.D. MPH, Assistant Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and Director of the Brooklyn District Public Health Office; Dr. Kelson J. Ettienne-Modest, M.D., health care consultant and former Health Educator for Hartford Public Schools; and Michelle Materre, Department of Media Studies and Film, The New School.  For detailed description of other health events this spring please visit and click on “calendar.”

Sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Science Program and the Race and Ethnicity Studies Program of Eugene Lang College,  the Department of
Media Studies and Film,  The New School,  and The Provost Office.


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