Health Status Disparities in the U.S. Conference Papers Now Posted

Jan 04, 2008

January 2008 - Edited transcripts and a paper from the April 2007 Health Status Disparities in the United States Conference are now posted. The conference addressed health status inequalities with respect to income, geography, race, and ethnicity as well as policy implications. The posted material includes Dr. M. Gregg Bloche's opening speech; Thomas Rickett's paper, "Geography and Health Disparity;" and transcripts of presentations on racial and socioeconomic disparities by Dr. Paula Braveman and George Kaplan. PowerPoint presentations from all the speakers, including David Williams and Mary Lou de Leon Siantz, are posted within the event summary.

Click here to see the conference documents.

Experts & Staff

  • Roger-Mark De Souza // Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience, Wilson Center
  • Sandeep Bathala // Senior Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Katrina Braxton // Program Assistant, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Schuyler Null // Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative