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October 2021

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Health Justice Can’t Be Blind October 19, 2021  The Petrie-Flom Center Staff  Bioethics, Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law and Policy, Health Law Policy, Philosophy, Professional Regulation, Public Health, Race, Resource Allocation, Social Determinants of HealthBy Daniel E. Dawes“Justice is blind.” We have all heard this phrase before, and seen the iconic representation: the blindfolded Lady Justice.That blindfold is supposed to symbolize impartiality. It represents our strict subscription to the notion that impartiality and objectivity are the principles upon which...

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Symposium Conclusion: Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law & Policy October 22, 2021  The Petrie-Flom Center Staff  Blog Symposia, Featured, Health Care Reform, Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law and Policy, Health Law Policy, History, Human Rights, Medical Quality, Patient Care, Public Health, Race, Resource Allocation, Social Determinants of HealthBy Lindsay F. Wiley and Ruqaiijah YearbyAs our digital symposium on health justice comes to a close, we have much to be thankful for and inspired by....

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SHLI Lunch & LearnSession 2When: October 27, 2021 ~ 11:00M- 1:00 PM ESTTopic: Civic Engagement and Climate Change PoliciesREGISTER TODAY Tentative Agenda11:00-11:20 AM - Welcome and IntroductionsDaniel E. Dawes, JD Executive DirectorSatcher Health Leadership InstituteAssociate ProfessorMorehouse School of Medicine Maisha Standifer, PhD, MPHDirector, Health PolicySatcher Health Leadership InstituteMorehouse School of Medicine11:20-12:20 PM - Round Table DiscussionsSara Houston, JD (Moderator)Lead Public Health AttorneyState of Nebraska Kristin HallDirectorCity of ClevelandMayor’s Office of Sustainability  Bob DixonFormer MayorGreensburg,...

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Dr. David Satcher Receives 2021 Fries Prize for Improving Health David Satcher, MD, PhD, 2021 Fries Prize for Improving Health recipient.October 25, 2021  Satcher Honored for Championing Health Equity and Commitment to Eliminating Health DisparitiesDavid Satcher, MD, PhD, 16th U.S. surgeon general, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and founder of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute, today received the 2021 Fries Prize for Improving Health. Satcher was honored for his outstanding achievements and lifetime commitment to eliminating health disparities and championing health equity for all.The Fries Prize for Improving Health award was presented...

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Panel of Experts Offers Professional, Technical Recommendations To Support CDC’s MissionDaniel E. Dawes, JD has accepted an invitation to chair the Advisory Committee to the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (ACD).The 14-member ACD, as authorized by federal law, is being re-established. The panel advises the CDC director, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Assistant Secretary for Health on policy and broad strategies that will enable CDC to fulfill its mission of protecting the nation’s health. It specifically recommends ways to prioritize CDC&rsquo...