Treatment: Confronting Racial and
Brian Smedley, Ph.D.
Institute of Medicine,
Thursday, February 26th 2004
This presentation will describe the evidence-based racial and ethnic disparities in health care and identify strategies for eliminating these health disparities.
Objectives - By the end of this talk, participants will be able to:
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Brian Smedley, Ph.D. is a Senior Program Officer in the Division of Health Sciences Policy of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), where he most recently served as Study Director for the IOM report, Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. Dr. Smedley came to the IOM from the American Psychological Association, where he worked on a wide range of social, health, and education policy topics in his capacity as Director for Public Interest Policy. Among his awards and distinctions, in 2003 and 2000 Smedley was awarded the National Academy of Sciences’ Individual Staff Award for Distinguished Service, was awarded the Congressional Black Caucus “Healthcare Hero” award in April, 2002, and in August, 2002, was awarded the Early Career Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest by the American Psychological Association. Dr. Smedley received his Ph.D. from the UCLA Department of Psychology.
ABOUT THE LECTURE
Presented by UCLA Neuropsychatric Institute, a CMA-accredited provider, in association with the UCLA Center for Research, Education, Training, and Strategic Communication on Minority Health Disparities (CRETSCMHD).
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