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Dr. Willam 'Bill' Jenkins Health Equity Lecture

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Jun 07 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST


The Dr. William (Bill) Jenkins Health Equity Lecture honors Bill Jenkins PhD, MPH, MS (1945 – 2019) and recognizes his outstanding legacy of innovative public health action, dedication to the elimination of health disparities, and efforts to promote the highest ethical standards in public health practice during his CDC tenure and in academia.

This memorable event features:

  • Opening remarks by Donna Hubbard McCree (Associate Director for Health Equity at CDC’s NCHHSTP) and Deron Burton (Deputy Director for CDC’s NCHHSTP)
  • Reflections from Diane Rowley (Emeritus Professor at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
  • Keynote lecture by F. DuBois Bowman (Dean of University of Michigan School of Public Health)
  • A panel discussion with Georges Benjamin (APHA Executive Director) and Leandris Liburd (Associate Director for CDC’s OMHHE)
  • Closing remarks from Hazel Dean (Editor-in-Chief of Public Health Reports)


Questions? Contact Rannell Myles.

Presented by the Office of Health Equity at CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention