FOCUS AREAS

  • Advance transdisciplinary, anti-racism population health research training and scholarship.
  • Bridge relationships to build critical consciousness and power for health equity and racial justice.
  • Expand collective action for population health aligned with the principles and practices of community organizing and social movements.
  • Strengthen capacity and sustainability to maximize our impact.
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Press Releases

The Looming Dispossession of UC Townhomes Residents is a Threat to Health and a Violation of Human Rights Rooted in a Legacy of Structural Racism

The sale and demolition of the UC Townhomes in University City and the looming dispossession of families from the 70 units on the property in the middle of an ongoing pandemic and economic crisis is egregious and inhumane. Continue reading here.

$9 Million Gift from Philanthropists Dana and David Dornsife to Establish Center on Racism and Health at Drexel

The new gift will allow the Dornsife School of Public Health to elevate research on racial inequality and health disparities. Read more here.

Drexel Names New Center on Racism and Health, Center Director

Opening in Fall 2021 and housed in Dornsife, the Center will be led by inaugural director Sharrelle Barber, ScD, MPH, an assistant professor at Dornsife. Read the article here.

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