FIRST Health Equity Seminar Series featuring Dr. Usama Bilal

Thursday, February 16, 2023 | 11:00-12:00PM

Join the Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) program for their Health Equity Seminar series, a Drexel-wide forum to discuss exciting work and ideas related to health equity.

This monthly series includes Drexel-based and invited external speakers whose work is relevant to health disparities research, ranging from etiology to intervention and policy.

In February, attendees will hear from Usama Bilal, MD, PhD, MPH, an assistant professor in the Urban Health Collaborative and the department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at Dornsife.

Talk Title: “Inequalities in life expectancy in the Americas”

In this talk, he will summarize his work describing inequalities in longevity in the US and in Latin America. He will review both spatial descriptions of the inequalities between and within cities, as well as new work describing within-area lifespan variations.

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