ATLANTA—The School of Public Health at Georgia State University announces the 2021 Kreuter Katz Lecture on Health Equity featuring Dr. Sandro Galea, the dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health. The lecture topic is entitled “Inequality and the COVID-19 Pandemic: How We Got Here and Where To Go Next.”
The presentation will be delivered in a livestream format on Wednesday, November 3 at 2 p.m. ET. Members of the public can register for the free lecture via Eventbrite.
Dr. Galea has been listed as one of the most widely cited scholars in the social sciences. A physician, epidemiologist, and author, he has published extensively in the peer-reviewed literature, and is a regular contributor to a range of public media, about the social causes of health, mental health, and the consequences of trauma. Dr. Galea has previously held academic and leadership positions at Columbia University, the University of Michigan, and the New York Academy of Medicine. He holds a medical degree from the University of Toronto, graduate degrees from Harvard University and Columbia University, and an honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow.
The Healthcare Georgia Foundation funds the annual lectureship focusing on health equity and disparities in honor of Dr. Marshall Kreuter and Ms. Martha Katz. The organization is a statewide, private, independent foundation that enables, improves, and advances the health and well-being of all Georgians.