Virtual Book Chat with Nadine Finigan-Carr - Linking Health and Education for African American Students’ Success

July 28, 2020

 

A Virtual Book Chat

Thursday, July 30 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM ET

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Join Institute faculty Dr. Nadine Finigan-Carr as she discusses the new edition of her book Linking Health and Education for African American Students’ Success, with moderator Dr. Richard Lofton, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Education.

 

Linking Health and Education for African American Students' Success examines health disparities and education inequities simultaneously and moves beyond a basic understanding of health and education in K-12 school programs. The structural inequalities which lead to reduced academic attainment mirror the social determinants of health. Education is one of the most powerful determinants of health, and disparities in educational achievement as a result of structural inequalities closely track disparities in health. These disparities lead to both sub-standard healthcare and reduced academic attainment among children from underserved minorities in the United States, especially African Americans. 

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