Understanding and addressing racism as a critical child health priority
A Judith Lumley Centre lunchtime seminar with Professor Naomi Priest.
- Wednesday 05 May 2021 12:30 pm until Wednesday 05 May 2021 01:30 pm (Add to calendar)
- Judith Lumley Centre
- Presented by:
- Professor Naomi Priest
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Professor Naomi Priest is a lifecourse and social epidemiologist. She is Group Leader of Social-Biological Research at the Centre for Social Research and Methods, Australian National University and an Honorary Fellow in the Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital where her team is located. Naomi holds a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship and has previously been a visiting scientist at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University.
Her research focuses on how social forces and social exposures influence health and health inequalities for children and young people, and throughout life. She is particularly interested in understanding and addressing racism as a fundamental cause of health and health inequalities.
Time and venue
5 May 2021
12.30 - 1.30 pm
Judith Lumley Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University
The Judith Lumley Centre holds open lunchtime seminars on the first Wednesday of every month from February to December from 12.30 - 1.30 pm and also extra seminars at different times. These seminars showcase the work of national and international academics/researchers.
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