February 17, 2015

On Tuesday, February 17, Executive Director john a. powell led a webinar for Human Impact Partner's Public Health and Equity Cohort, a group of twelve emerging leaders from public health agencies around the country who are coming together to build their leadership to advance equity within their departments. In his webinar, Dr. powell led a conversation on how to think through and articulate a strategy for health departments to advance equity via systems thinking, and provided examples to identify health problems at micro- and macro- scales. By demonstrating how health and social problems across countries are not related to average income in rich countries, Dr. powell highlighted how health disparities in the U.S. disproportionately affect communities of color. Download here.