CSREA Conference Room, Hillel 303, 80 Brown Street
What I Am Thinking About Now: Professor Lundy Braun (Medical Science, Africana Studies)
The spirometer is a medical device that measures lung function. The "correction" of these measurements for race is a routine practice in medical diagnosis of lung disease. In this workshop Braun will discuss the history of this practice, its applications, and why it is problematic.