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Race and Well-Being Lecture Series: Jason Purnell, 'For the Sake of All'

Wednesday, 19 April, 2017

The Happiness and Well Being Project is pleased to announce the first lecture in the Race and Well-Being Lecture Series at Saint Louis University.

Jason Purnell, Ph.D., will present "For the Sake of All: Translating Evidence into Health and Well-Being" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at Il Monastero.

Purnell is the director of For the Sake of All, and a professor at the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Hi research focuses on how socioeconomic and sociocultural factors influence health behaviors and health outcomes, and on mobilizing community action to address the social determinants of health.

The For the Sake of All project focuses on improving the health of all people by eliminating racial inequities in the St. Louis region.

Purnell was named the St. Louis American 2016 Person of the Year.

For more information, contact Jonathan Reibsamen at