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Conference on Health and Social Justice

Thursday, 13 September, 2018

Other Dates For This Event:

Panels, papers, workshops and posters throughout the day on Sept. 13-14. 

Registration requested by Sept 6

Main keynotes in BSC ballroom include: 

Thursday, Sept. 13

11 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks by University President Fred Pestello, Ph.D., and Jeffrey Bishop, M.D., Ph.D., Tenet Endowed Professor and conference chair. (Wool Ballroom)

Followed by a 11:30 lunch and the Viewing of “The Color of Medicine: The Story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital” with a panel that includes the film's Executive Producer Co-Director/Writer, Joyce Marie Fitzpatrick; Assistant Professor of Health Care Ethics, Harold Braswell, Ph.D.; and Chief Executive Officer of St. Louis Integrated Health Network Bethany Johnson-Javois.

6 p.m. Keynote Presentation by Emily Townes, Ph.D. “Breaking the Fine Rain of Death”


Friday, September 14

12 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Presentation by Daniel E. Dawes, J.D. “A Past, Present and Future Look at Health Equity in America: Changing the Consciousness and Addressing the Political Determinants of Health”

6 p.m. Keynote Presentation by Abraham Nussbaum, M.D. “Far From Disadvantage: Encountering Persons With Mental Illness”