October 20th, 6:30 pm
Nixon Arauz, a doctoral student in the Department of Health and Behavior and Policy at the VCU School of Medicine, will discuss his academic journey and passion for public and global health at a session hosted by the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in STEM. This event will be hosted through zoom at the following URL. For more information, contact Henzee Machado at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/j/97937756487.
Oct 18, 2021 06:00 PM
The VCU African American Alumni Council and VCU alumni from the Theta Rho chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha present a Zoom seminar on COVID-19 in the Black community. Although Black Americans comprise 13.4% of the U.S. population, they make up 33.1% of all COVID-19-related hospitalizations.
Attend this seminar to gain an understanding of the virology, health care challenges, epidemiology, and preventive skills necessary to survive the next surge of the virus. Over the past year, internationally, the presenters, brothers of Theta Rho chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, have educated more than 2 billion people on COVID-19 prevention and control.
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Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2021 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Rams in Recovery will host a session featuring Jan Brown, who will discuss the future of activism for people in recovery from addiction. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Emily Tompkins at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://bit.ly/3ofT5SB.
Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2021 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Cultural Experience of Middle Eastern and South Asian Women at VCU will host a discussion about pregnancy and the stigma against Middle Eastern and South Asian women surrounding reproduction. Click on the following URL for the Zoom link. For more information, contact Afsheen Ali at email@example.com or visit https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75829269871?pwd=WmNxNVljQTB6eUNVVXBpU0NhQzJPUT09.
Monday, Apr. 5, 2021 from noon to 1 p.m.
The Division of Family Medicine and Population Health’s Division of Epidemiology will host Art Kellermann, M.D., MPH, as the speaker to kick off National Public Health Week, April 5-9. Kellermann, VCU senior vice president for Health Sciences and VCU Health CEO, will present “American Public Health: Past, Present, and Future.” Other National Public Health Week events include seminars by Norm Oliver, M.D.; Gonzalo Bearman, M.D.; and April Williams. Email the following address for the Zoom link. For more information, contact Jeny Beausoliel at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://familymedicine.vcu.edu/epidemiology/seminars–events/.
March 29th, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Collective Corazón will host a virtual roundtable discussion on nutrition and wellness in the Latinx community. Click on the following URL for the Zoom link. For more information, contact Ashley Victor at email@example.com or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/s/94972185869.
Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2021 from noon to 12:45 p.m.
Join the Office of Student Experience as guest speaker Mariah Williams of Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, Inc. will explore the federal and state policies that can impact minority populations. This session is designed with health sciences students in mind. RSVP at the following URL. For more information, contact Office of Student Experience at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://www.pubapps.vcu.edu/vphs/OSEReg/Form.aspx?EventTypeID=3.
Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2021 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Aderonke A Akinkugbe, B.D.S., M.P.H., Ph.D., assistant professor, Dental Public Health and Policy, VCU School of Dentistry, will give an address as part of the speaker series hosted by VCU’s Office of the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and the VCU Center on Health Disparities. This series is designed to provide an inclusive and interactive platform for scholarly exploration. Questions: https://healthdisparities.vcu.edu/. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Khiana Meade at email@example.com or (804) 827-0719 or visit https://forms.gle/cvzGDfTMSjE4gyye8.
Feb 24, 2021 06:00 PM
This is a panel discussion curated to empower students and attendees to become better advocates for and increase the agency of Black individuals in receiving health services. The panel will include members from VCU School of Medicine, VCU Athletics, and the Office of Alumni Relations
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 from noon to 12:45 p.m.
Join the Office of Student Experience as guest speaker Paul Perrin, Ph.D., will discuss how national events influence patients of color and their perceptions of clinical care. Explore the policies and practices in non-health sectors that have impacts on health and health equity. The session is designed with health sciences students in mind. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Office of Student Experience at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://www.pubapps.vcu.edu/vphs/OSEReg/Form.aspx?EventTypeID=13.