Incarceration: A Public Health Issue
Health Disparities Round Table 2018
- Shay Bilchik
J.D., Director and Founder of the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy
- Lee Buckley
M.A., Community Reentry Coordinator, Reentry Services, Minnesota Department of Corrections
- Nekima Levy-Pounds
J.D., Renowned civil rights attorney and national expert on public policy and the juvenile and criminal justice systems
The Health Disparities Round Table brings national and local experts to campus to discuss emerging issues in health and racial equity research, policy and/or practice.
This year’s event focuses on strategies to prevent individuals from entering the criminal justice system, and examines what can be done to reduce the impact of incarceration on the health of family members.
Moderated by: Rebecca J. Shlafer, Ph.D., MPH
School of Public Health: Dean’s Office, Health Equity Work Group, Midwest Center for Lifelong Learning in Public Health, Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health; Program in Health Disparities Research, Medical School; the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Law School; Department of Sociology; Region V Public Health Training Center (HRSA Grant# UB6HP27881).
Light breakfast & poster session 9 - 9:30 a.m