- Published: Monday, 04 April 2011 10:14
- Written by Brian Stimson of The Skanner News
Why is it that, on average, African Americans tend to get sicker and die younger?
Dr. Thomas LaVeist, Ph.D., the director of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine's Center for Health Disparities Solutions, will present some of his findings on the topic at 3 p.m. this Thursday, April 7, at the Oregon Convention Center, room F150.
The presentation, "It's the Skin You're In: Why African Americans Live Sicker and Die Younger" will question the conventional wisdom of racial health disparities