Health Disparities Round Table 2018: Incarceration: A Public Health Issue

Friday, April 6th, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Coffman Memorial Union Theater

The Health Disparities Round Table brings national and local experts to campus to discuss emerging issues in health and racial equity research, policy and/or practice.

This year’s event focuses on strategies to prevent individuals from entering the criminal justice system, and examines what can be done to reduce the impact of incarceration on the health of family members.

Light Breakfast and Poster Session: 9-9:30am

Keynote Speakers:

Shay Bilchik, B.S., J.D., Directory and Founder for the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy.

Lee Buckley, M.A., Community Reentry Coordinator, Reentry Services, Minnesota Department of Corrections.

Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds, J.D., Ph.D., a renowned civil rights attorney, ordained Reverend, and national expert on issues at the intersections of race, public policy, economic justice, public education, juvenile justice, and the criminal justice system.

Moderated by:

Rebecca J. Shlafer, Ph.D., MPH

2.5 CPH recertification credits and 0.25 CEUs
**Registration is required. Please click here to register.


Registration is required. Please click here to register. 


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