We invite you to be a part of the LEAD Planning Committee, a vibrant group of student leaders in the school that helps lead discussions. If you want to join the leadership team, contact [email protected].
2019-2020 Academic Year Meeting Schedule
Additional Fall dates forthcoming!
All are invited, including students, staff, post-docs and faculty!
A note on accessibility:
The School of Public Health building is wheelchair accessible with ramps and elevators, ADA compliant doorways and restrooms. Please be advised, there are no automatic doors. We are happy to make all ease-of-access arrangements, in advance of your arrival. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with j[email protected] for any accessibility needs or requests.
- Ashleigh LoVette, doctoral student, BSS
- Geetika Kalloo, doctoral student, Epidemiology
- Annie Wentz, doctoral student, Epidemiology
- Rachel Denlinger, doctoral student, BSS
- Julie Skarha, masters student, Epidemiology
LEAD Meeting Archive
Racial disparities in COVID-19
- a. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/outcry-over-racial-data-grows-as-virus-slams-black-americans - this includes data analyzed by the AP based on state and local government data
- b. https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/04/08/830030932/cdc-hospital-data-point-to-racial-disparity-in-covid-19-cases This highlights CDC data
- c. https://boston.cbslocal.com/2020/04/08/coronavirus-impact-communities-color-stay-at-home-advisory-boston/ This highlights prisoner health and also crossover populations with health providers in this population
Indigenous and Native Peoples
- Tachine, A. & McKinley Johns Brayboy, B. (February 2018). “I am concerned for our Native community”: Ways to support Native college students facing societal fears. Medium.
- Shotton, H.J. & Starr Minthorn, R. (2018). Repositioning the Norms of the Academy: RESEARCH AS WISDOM from Reclaiming Indigenous research in higher education. Rutgers University Press. *Please be sure to sign into your Brown Gmail account to access this reading.*
- Bird, M. E. (2002). Health and indigenous people: Recommendations for the next generation. American Journal of Public Health.
- Williams June, Audrey. (November 2015). The Invisible Labor of Minority Professors. The Chronicle of Higher Education.
- Edwards, B. (February 2018). Women and Men of Color Pay an ‘Emotional Tax’ at Work That’s Detrimental to Their Overall Health and Ability to Thrive: Report. The Root.
- Matthew, P. (November 2016). What Is Faculty Diversity Worth to a University?. The Atlantic.
- Nordell, J. (March 2017). Is This How Discrimination Ends?. The Atlantic.
- For more examples of implicit bias: Stories of Battling Unconscious Bias
- Payne, K., Niemi, L., Doris, J.M. (March 2018). How to Think about "Implicit Bias". The Scientific American.
- Blair, I. V., Steiner, J. F., & Havranek, E. P. (2011). Unconscious (implicit) bias and health disparities: where do we go from here?. The Permanente Journal, 15(2), 71.
- Sensoy, Ö. & DiAngelo, R. (2012). Understanding Privilege Through Ableism. In Is everyone really equal?: An introduction to key concepts in critical social justice education (pp. 81-101). NY: Teachers College Press.
- Eli Clare. (2015). The Mountain. In Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation (pp. 1-13). Durham: Duke University Press. *this chapter mentions sexual assault in the section titled "III: Home"
Environmental Racism and Justice
- Bullard, R. D. (1999). Dismantling environmental racism in the USA. Local Environment, 4(1), 5-19.
- Shamus, K.J. (March 2016). How race, class set the stage for Flint water crisis. The Detroit Free Press.
- Owens, C. (January 2016). Providence Maps Show “Apartheid Lines” of Environmental Racism. Next City.
- Lombroso D. & Newkirk II, V. (June 2017). Environmental Racism Is the New Jim Crow. The Atlantic
Gender and Sexuality
- National Center for Transgender Equality. (2018). Understanding Non-Binary People: How to Be Respectful and Supportive.
- Sam Killermann. (2018). 30+ Examples of Heterosexual Privilege in the US. These dynamics are just a few examples of the privilege that heterosexual (or straight) people have. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, asexual, and queer people have a range of different experiences but cannot count on most of these conditions in their lives.
- Lourdes Ashley Hunter. (2018). All My Life I Had To Fight To Exist & How Trump Defines Gender Won’t Change That
- Khullar, D. (2018). Do you trust the medical profession?. The New York Times.
- Goshua, A. (November 2018). Medical schools aren’t preparing doctors to serve trans and non-binary people. BMJ Opinion.
- Chuck, E. (May 2018). How training doctors in implicit bias could save the lives of black mothers. NBC News.*
*Please note this article contains descriptions of pregnancy-related trauma*