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IOMC Hosts Sept. 10 Program on Book Release: Unequal Cities: Structural Racism and the Death Gap in America's Largest Cities' by Maureen Benjamins, PhD and Fernando DeMaio, PhD

5 Aug 2021 10:15 AM | Anonymous

IOMC is excited to host a virtual session on September 10, 2021 about the new book release (September 2021) 'Unequal Cities: Structural Racism and the Death Gap in America's Largest Cities' by Maureen Benjamins, PhD, Sinai Urban Health Institute and Fernando De Maio, PhD, American Medical Association and Founding Co-Director, Center for Community Health Equity (DePaul University and Rush University), and Fellow of the Institute of Medicine of Chicago.

The first book to specifically examine racial health inequities within and across US cities, Unequal Cities offers a social justice framework for addressing the newly identified inequities, as well as specific case studies to help public health advocates, civic leaders, and other stakeholders.

-Discover the ten-year gap in life expectancy between our healthiest and unhealthiest big cities. 
-Compare new previously unavailable data on life expectancy, mortality from leading causes of death, and related Black-white inequities for the country's 30 biggest cities and more. 

State of Health of Chicago session-CEU 1.0*.

More details and to register for this free session: Unequal Cities: Structural Racism and the Death Gap in America's Largest Cities

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