October 5, 2020
This year' summit will be done virtually using ZOOM. Registration will open at the end of August.
Iris House is honored to announce Special Guest Lecturer - Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD
Dr. Jones is a family physician and epidemiologist whose work focuses on the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of the nation. She seeks to broaden the national health debate to include not only universal access to high quality health care, but also attention to the social determinants of health (including poverty) and the social determinants of equity (including racism). As a social epidemiologist, her work on "race"-associated differences in health outcomes goes beyond documenting those differences to vigorously investigating the structural causes of the differences. She hopes through her work to initiate a national conversation on racism that will eventually lead to a National Campaign Against Racism.
Dr. Jones is currently a Senior Fellow at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute, an Adjunct Professor at the Rollins School of Public Health, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Morehouse School of Medicine. She was an Assistant Professor at the Harvard School of Public Health from 1994 to 2000 before being recruited to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a Medical Officer in 2000. Her many honors include the Wellesley Alumnae Achievement Award (Wellesley College’s highest alumnae honor, 2018), the John Snow Award (“for distinguished service to the health of the public through outstanding contributions to epidemiology,” Epidemiology Section, American Public Health Association, 2011) and the Chanchlani Global Health Research Award (McMaster University, 2019). Dr. Jones received her BA in Molecular Biology from Wellesley College, her MD from the Stanford University School of Medicine, and both her Master of Public Health and her PhD in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.
2020 Summit Sponsors
(list in formation)
2020 SUMMIT PLANNING COMMITTEE
Ingrid Floyd, Chair
Mt. Sinai Institute for Advanced Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
The Well Project
Department of Health
AIDS Alliance for Women
The Alliance for Positive Change