'The Political Determinants of Health' – A Talk and Book Signing by Daniel Dawes
The University of Arizona Health Sciences Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Arizona Area Health Education Centers (AzAHEC), the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health Department of Health Promotion Sciences, UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and the National REACH Coalition Present:
A Talk and Book Signing by Daniel Dawes
Dawes is the executive director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine. He will present his newly launched book, "The Political Determinants of Health," with a book signing.
Professor Dawes is a widely respected health care and public health leader, health policy expert, educator and researcher who serves as executive director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine and a professor of health law, policy and management in the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine. A trailblazer and nationally respected voice in the health equity movement, his scholarship and leadership, particularly the innovative political determinants of health framework that he pioneered, have resulted in increased policies and laws prioritizing health equity. By tackling upstream determinants of health, he has ventured into such uncharted territory as the intersection between equity and the social and political determinants of health to change the course of domestic and global policies for the better.
His groundbreaking works, "150 Years of ObamaCare," which document the health equity movement in America and elevates the health equity-focused provisions of the Affordable Care Act that he led in negotiations and formulation, and "The Political Determinants of Health," which provides an in-depth lens on the root causes of inequities, both published by Johns Hopkins Press are now nationally and internationally recognized and used as top health policy books. His passion for addressing health inequities is exemplified in his unyielding commitment to building collaboratives, including the HHS grant-funded National COVID-19 Resiliency Network and the Health Equity Leadership & Exchange Network, both exist to leverage evidence-based research and develop actionable solutions to advance health equity.
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CME are not available for this event.