When

Monday, June 19, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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The Mahaffey Theater 
400 First St. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
 

 
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Nathan Gil 
Foundation for a Healthy St. Pete 
727-865-4650 
info@healthystpete.foundation 
   

Speakers Who Inspire - Discrimination, Racial Justice and Community Health


David R. Williams, PhD, MPH 

Researcher, Professor of Public Health, Harvard University, and key scientific advisor to the award-winning PBS series Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?

Monday, June 19, 2017, 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

The Mahaffey Theater

400 First Street South

St. Petersburg, FL

Free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided. RSVP Required.

David R. Williams is the Florence and Laura Norman Professor of Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Professor of African and African American Studies and Sociology at Harvard University. The author of more than 400 scientific papers, his research has enhanced our understanding of the complex ways in which socioeconomic status, race, stress, racism, health behavior and religious involvement can affect health.

Dr. Williams has played a national leadership role in raising awareness of health disparities and identifying interventions to address them. This includes his service as the staff director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Commission to Build a Healthier America and as a key scientific advisor to the award-winning PBS film series, Unnatural Causes: Is inequality Making Us Sick?

Through the Speakers Who Inspire series, the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg brings to the community nationally recognized speakers whose work relates to our mission of health equity through social change. We hope their insights and ideas will inform, inspire and motivate action toward a healthier and more just South Pinellas County.