Air Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016
Most US cities have health inequity “hot spots” – neighborhoods and communities with especially poor health outcomes compared to the rest of the city. Scroll down for Q&A
Presentation Slides: The_Geography_of_Health
These areas, characterized by high concentrations of low-income, predominantly minority families and individuals, did not arise by chance but are, instead, the result of decades of disinvestment driven by race-based government policies and real estate practices. Please join us as David Norris, researcher from the Kirwan Institute, explores the link between history and health, with an emphasis on the need to include race as a necessary part of the conversation to correct health disparities.