ACROSS COLUMBIA: Health and Justice—Lessons from the Pandemic, with Courtney Cogburn

April 14 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location

Online

Event Organizer

Nick Mannino
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FREE AND OPEN TO COLUMBIA ALUMNI | ONLINE ONLY (VIA ZOOM) | REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Moderated by

BRENDA AIKEN

Director of Medical Services, Columbia Health

Featuring

COURTNEY COGBURN

Associate Professor, Columbia School of Social Work

JULIA IYASERE

Executive Director, Dalio Center for Health Justice at New York-Presbyterian

About the Event

A year into the pandemic, issues of health inequities, disparities, and injustice have come to the forefront of the public consciousness. Columbia alumnae and faculty who are passionate about these issues have been leading the drive to expose these failures and to improve health care for everyone in our communities.

In this virtual conversation led by Dr. Brenda Aiken, Dr. Julia Iyasere will give us the inside view on how the Dalio Center was established just last year to address health disparities and what its current projects are. Dr. Cogburn will explore the findings of her transdisciplinary research on racial inequities in healthcare.

A recording of this webinar will be posted on the Columbia Alumni Association’s YouTube channel a few days after the event. If you are unable to join the webinar live, we will share a recording after the event to anyone who registers.

About the Organizers

This event, organized by the She Opened the Door initiative and the Columbia Alumni Association‘s Columbia at Home series, is part of the Across Columbia week of events.

The She Opened the Door initiative, which began with a historic conference in New York City in 2018, aims to enlighten, educate, elevate, to empower Columbia women across the University. She Opened the Door fosters this powerful network of women, whose connection with Columbia broadens their potential and impact in the world, both personally and professionally.

The Alumni Association’s weekly Columbia at Home virtual series features Columbians speaking on informative and engaging topics during this difficult time. Diverse topics span the latest on the COVID-19 crisis, health and wellness, entertainment, and more.

From webinars to virtual tours to networking, alumni and faculty from across the University have organized a week of special programming to share with alumni of all Columbia schools. Speakers will explore public health, global policy, social justice, the arts, and more. Join your fellow Columbians April 8–14 for the opportunity to learn from and share with each other. Learn more at Across Columbia.