HEAL Events

HEAL Events for Fall 2021

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 fall 2021 semester is as follows:

September

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 28th from 5-6pm
Facilitator: Dr. Shannon Lea Wakins
Reading: Dover and Belon (2019)- The health equity measurement framework: a comprehensive model to measure social inequities in health

Date/Time: Friday, October 1st from 3:30-4:30pm
Facilitator: Dr. Rima Afifi
Reading: Dover and Belon (2019)- The health equity measurement framework: a comprehensive model to measure social inequities in health

October

Date/Time: Monday, October 18th from 4-5pm
Facilitator: Dr. Kimberly Dukes
Reading: Turok and Visagie (2021)- COVID-19 amplifies urban inequalities

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 26th from 2-3pm
Facilitator: Jackie Curnick
Reading: Turok and Visagie (2021)- COVID-19 amplifies urban inequalities

November

Date/Time: TBD
Facilitator: TBD
Reading: TBD

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!