HEAL Events

HEAL Events for Spring 2022

Kick-Off Event

The Health Equity Advancement Lab (HEAL) is open to all who are interested in learning more about health equity and social justice. HEAL serves to advance and promote health equity within our community through student interest groups, hands on service projects, advocacy and learning opportunities, and research projects. The HEAL Kick-off Meeting is an in-person event at the College of Public Health in room C217 on Friday, August 27th at 1:30pm. The event is open to any and all students, staff, and faculty interested in joining HEAL. You do not have to be within the College of Public Health to join us!


Journal Clubs

The schedule for the current semester is as follows:

Session 1

Date/Time: Friday, January 28th from 12:00-1:00pm
Facilitator: Ebonee Johnson
Reading: Cross (2018)- Commentary: Can Critical Race Theory Enhance the Field of Public Health? A Student’s Perspective

Session 2

Date/Time: Friday, February 25th from 1:00pm-2:00pm
Facilitator: Sophie Switzer
Reading: TBD

Session 3

Date/Time: Friday, April 1st from 11:00am-12:00pm
Facilitator: Dean Edith Parker
Reading: TBD

Session 4

Date/Time: Friday, April 29th from 2:00pm-3:00pm
Facilitator: Rima Afifi
Reading: None (Debrief from HEAL Summit)


Student Interest Group (SIG)

Meetings to form the HEAL SIG will take place during the 2021-2022 academic year. Please contact HEAL’s SIG faculty advisor, Dr. William Story, at william-story@uiowa.edu to become involved.


Please check back often for posted opportunities!