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Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023 | 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Achieving Health Equity in Minnesota

"Achieving Health Equity in Minnesota": A roundtable discussion featuring guest speakers who bring different perspectives on how to achieve health equity in Minnesota, which has some of the worst race-based disparities in the country in health outcomes and access to healthcare. 

Invited participants: 

  • Rose Roach - National Coordinator for the Labor Campaign for Single Payer and Chair of Healthcare for All Minnesota
  • Dr. J'Mag Karbeah - health services researcher on structural racism and maternal/child health issues at the University of Minnesota
  • Dr. Maria Veronica Svetaz - director of Aqui Para Ti/Here for You clinic-based development program in South Minneapolis and Hennepin Healthcare
  • Brian Rood - Health Equity specialist at Optum Healthcare / UnitedHealth Group 
  • Miranda Harris Martinez '18 - medical student, University of Minnesota
  • Organizers: Dr. Eric Carter (Geography) and Dr. Vanessa Voller (International Studies)

This symposium is funded through a grant from the Macalester College's Racial Justice Project Fund.

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Contact: [email protected]

Audience: Alumni, Faculty, Parents and Families, Public, Staff, Students

Admission: no cost

Sponsors: Geography, International Studies, Special Events

Listed under: Alumni Events, Campus Events, Featured Events, Front Page Events, Lectures and Speakers


Kagin Commons - Alexander G. Hill Ballroom

21 Snelling Ave. S.

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