Race, Ethnicity and Medicine Lecture Series

MARIE JENKINS SCHWARTZ

Associate Professor of History, University of Rhode Island will discuss her book, "Birthing a Slave: Motherhood and Medicine in the Antebellum South"
For more information on Dr. Schwartz's book, click hereWednesday, October 27th.

KIETH WAILOO

Martin Luther King Professor of History, Rutgers University will lecture on "How Cancer Crossed the Color Line: Race and Disease in America"
For more information on Dr. Wailoo, who is the Director for the Center for Race and Ethnicity at Rutgers University, click hereThursday, November 15th.

CHARLENE GILBERT

Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, University of Toledo and independent filmmaker will discuss her film, "Colored Bodies: Henrietta Lacks and the Ethics of HeLa Cell Medicine"  For more information about Ms. Gilbert's film, click here. For more information about Ms. Gilbert as the Director of the Catherine S. Eberly Center for Woman at Rutgers University, click hereFriday, February 29th. 

VANESSA NORTHINGTON GAMBLE

Asst. Professor of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University will speak on "The Desegregation of Southern Medical Education: Edith Irby Goes to Medical School." For more information about Dr. Gamble, click here.  Friday, March 28th.

TROY DUSTER

Professor of Sociology, New York University will speak on "A Post-Genomic Surprise: The Molecular Reinscription of Race in Clinical Medicine and Forensic Science." For information about Dr. Duster's work and interests, click here.  Thursday, April 10th.