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Connecting Public Health, Policy, & Equity in COVID-19: An Executive Conversation

In 2020, amidst COVID-19 racial health disparities and modern movements of social justice, leaders and policymakers were challenged to discuss equity and commit to meaningful action. Watch PHI President Mary Pittman, IMPAQ President and PHI Board Member Adaeze Enekwechi, and Academy Health President Lisa Simpson to hear how leaders are grappling with issues of health equity during the COVID-19 crisis and where they see opportunities for progress.

The racial health disparities of the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with one of the most significant modern movements for social justice, have made 2020 a year for leaders and policymakers to ask tough questions about equity and commit to meaningful action.

In a previously recorded, live conversation with PHI’s President and CEO Mary Pittman, DrPH, IMPAQ President and PHI Board Member Adaeze Enekwechi, PhD, MPP, and Academy Health President Lisa Simpson, MB, MCh, MPH, FAAP hear first-hand how leaders from across the spectrum of research, policy, and practice are grappling with issues of health equity during the COVID-19 crisis and where they see opportunities for progress.

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Originally published by Dialogue4Health


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