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Dayna Matthew

Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, PhD

| 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Dr. Matthew is the Dean and Harold H. Greene Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School and author of, “Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care.” Her forthcoming book, "Just Health: A Plan To End Structural Racism and Achieve Health Equity In America,“ will be released this summer. She is former faculty at the Center for Bioethics and Humanities, the Colorado School of Public Health and CU Law. Dean Matthew is a leader in public health and civil rights law focused on racial disparities in health care.
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African American community
Presentation by Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH will recount how organized medicine in the US carries a legacy of racial bias and segregation that must be understood and acknowledged today. For more than 100 years, many state and local medical societies openly discriminated against black physicians, and the AMA was early and persistent in countenancing this racial segregation. This history of segregation, bias, and exclusion continues to adversely affect American medicine and the patients we serve.
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