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Public Health Culture

Join Leonore Okwara, MPH as she discusses public health research, initiatives, and how to engage the community in it all.

Jan 22, 2020

Join Leonore Okwara, MPH as she discusses racial bias and pain treatment.

References mentioned:

  1. Washington, H. A. (2006). Medical apartheid: The dark history of medical experimentation on Black Americans from colonial times to the present. New York: Doubleday.
  2. Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms

  1. Effort to Control Opioids in Emergency Medicine Leaves Some Sickle Cell Patients in Pain:

  1. Center for Disease Control Sickle Cell Data:

  1. Is Bias Keeping Female Minority Patients from Getting Proper Care for Their Pain:

  1. Racial bias in pain assessment and treatment recommendations, and false beliefs about biological differences between blacks and whites:  

  1. Education to Identify and Combat Racial Bias in Pain Treatment:

  1. Equal Status Contact: