Infant Mortality, Race, and the American Roots of a Health Inequality January 18, 2023
Join Dr. Wangui Muigai as she charts the history of one of the most enduring health disparities in America, the racial gap in infant survival. Drawing on a trove of historical records and archival materials, her presentation will examine the role of changing medical theories, Black activism, and public health initiatives to identify and prevent the causes of infant death in Black communities.
Virtual attendance for the general public is free; advanced registration is required.
Members of Weill Cornell Medicine are encouraged to join in person – Room A-126, 1300 York Avenue
This hybrid lecture is co-sponsored with Weill Cornell’s Heberden Society.