First and Last Name/s of Presenters

Julianne D'AmicoFollow

Mentor/s

Professor Marmo Roman and Professor Malik

Participation Type

Poster

Abstract

Racism is defined as a system of advantage based on race. African Americans are more likely to live sicker and to die sooner. This research paper will aim to look at how the social determinants of health, provider bias, and medical mistrust impact the health outcomes of African Americans in the United States. It will also look at how the recent COVID-19 pandemic has exposed these inequalities for everyone in the United States to see. It will also analyze some of the solutions to help eradicate the problem.

College and Major available

Health Science

Course Name and Number, Professor Name

HS-300-A

Location

Digital Commons

Start Day/Time

5-5-2021 1:00 PM

End Day/Time

5-5-2021 4:00 PM

Students' Information

Julianne D'Amico

Health Science- Public Health

Honors

2022

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May 5th, 1:00 PM May 5th, 4:00 PM

Racism's Effect on Healthcare and Health Outcomes

Digital Commons

Racism is defined as a system of advantage based on race. African Americans are more likely to live sicker and to die sooner. This research paper will aim to look at how the social determinants of health, provider bias, and medical mistrust impact the health outcomes of African Americans in the United States. It will also look at how the recent COVID-19 pandemic has exposed these inequalities for everyone in the United States to see. It will also analyze some of the solutions to help eradicate the problem.

 

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