NIMHD DSS: Dr. Consuelo H. Wilkins

The Intractability of Health Disparities: Where Do We Go From Here?

Dr. Consuelo H. Wilkins

Consuelo H. Wilkins, M.D., MSCI
Professor of Medicine
Senior Vice President and Senior Associate Dean for Health Equity and Inclusive Excellence
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Virtual seminar conducted Thursday, February 9, 2023
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET

NIH Videocast

Presentation Objectives

  • Discuss the pervasiveness of health disparities among Black people and the social and structural determinants that underlie health inequities
  • Describe the historical role of science and scientists in creating and perpetuating racism and racial health inequities
  • Identify opportunities for research and researchers to address racial health inequities
  • Explain the importance systems-level change in creating and integrating equitable and inclusive policies and initiatives to achieve health equity

Seminar Logistics

  • The seminar will be videocast and available on this page and in the NIH Video archives after the presentation.
  • Sign language interpreters will be provided upon request.
  • Individuals who need reasonable accommodation to participate should contact Edgar Dews (phone: 301-402-1366) at least five business days before the event.

Page updated February 20, 2023