Cornell University

Emily Wang - Can We Achieve Health Equity Without Addressing the Criminal Justice System?

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Klarman Hall, Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium (G70)
232 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853

Dr. Emily Wang will visit Cornell in March to present the 2020 Mass Incarceration Lecture, "Can We Achieve Health Equity without Addressing the Criminal Justice System?"

Dr. Emily Wang, MD, MAS, is an associate professor in the Yale School of Medicine and directs the Health Justice Lab. The Health Justice Lab is a collaborative, innovative interdisciplinary team focused on improving the health of individuals and communities who have been affected by mass incarceration.  Dr. Wang has cared for thousands of individuals with a history of incarceration and is co-founder of the Transitions Clinic Network (TCN), a growing consortium of 25 community health centers nationwide dedicated to caring for individuals recently released from correctional facilities by employing individuals with a history of incarceration as community health workers.  Dr. Wang has a BA from Harvard University, an MD from Duke University and a MAS from the University of California, San Francisco.

This event is hosted by the Center for the Study of Inequality and co-sponsored by BCTR and CCSS.

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Event Type

Lecture

Departments

Sociology, Cornell Center for Social Sciences (CCSS), Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, Center for the Study of Inequality

Hashtag

##inequality

Contact E-Mail

jwn3@cornell.edu

Contact Name

John Niederbuhl

Contact Phone

6072548674

Speaker

Emily Wang

Speaker Affiliation

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Co-Director, Center for Research Engagement, Internal Medicine

Dept. Web Site

https://medicine.yale.edu/profile/emily_wang/

Disability Access Information

jwn3@cornell.edu

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