Event Details

Health Equity Journal Club — First Meeting (co-sponsored with PHDR)



This is an interactive forum for faculty, staff, students, and advanced trainees interested in current health equity research. The group meets regularly to discuss practices in Community-Based Participatory Research and critically evaluate, appraise, and become familiar with best current practices and applications as they relate to health equity. Interested? Contact

Plans to reschedule virtually are underway.

Health Equity Faculty Networking Event (co-sponsored with PHDR)

3rd Tuesday every month

3:30-5:00 pm in room 2015 of the 717 Delaware Building

Faculty Networking Events have been canceled for the Spring semester. Participants will be contacted in the late Summer for Fall 2020 Events.
Annual Health Disparities Round Table

April 17th, 2020

Coffman Theatre, Coffman Memorial Union

This event has been cancelled in all forms (in prson and virtual) and will no longer be offered.
Student Engagement Event

Spring 2020


This event has been cancelled until further notice.

Spring General Meeting

Monday, February 17th, 2020

11:30 am -1:00 pm

Mayo D199

Jesse Berman PhD is a new faculty member in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health. He is an environmental epidemiologist, whose mission is to understand the relationship between human health and complex environmental exposures. He have a particular interest in evaluating how extreme weather (notably drought, heat, and precipitation) and population level health. During this seminar he will present his recent drought related work in respect to rural/urban health disparities. Please join us in welcoming Prof. Berman!

RSVP is suggested, but not required.

Joint Seminar with Program in Health Disparities Research

Nov 11th 12:15 – 1:30 pm

717 Delaware, Room 105

Prof. Yingling Fan will be presenting her recent work. Prof. Fan is a professor in the regional planning and policy area who works in the fields of land use, transportation, social equity, and public health. Her overarching goal is to investigate the impacts of spatial planning on human activities and movement, and to understand the health and social aspects of such impacts. Contact with questions.

Health Equity Job Panel (Student Engagement Sub.)

Nov 22nd 2019 9:00 – 11:30 AM

Mayo D199

Please join us for the Health Equity Job Panel on Friday, November 22 from 9-11:30am. This event is FREE and open to ALL School of Public Health students!  This two-part event includes a moderated job panel featuring health equity professional leaders in the Twin Cities, followed by a career workshop led by Darren and Vic of the Career and Professional Development Center. See the attached flyer for more details.

Please RSVP online using the form linked here or email

Health Equity Faculty Networking Event (co-sponsored with PHDR)

Oct 23rd 12:30-2:00pm

Mayo A301

An event for faculty and advanced trainees who are interested or currently engaged in health equity research. Participants will have the opportunity to foster new connection, meet future collaborators, or catch up with current colleagues. Refreshments and snacks provided.

Click here to RSVP to the event.

Fall General Meeting

Sept 18th 12:15 – 1:30 pm

Mayo A110

Join us in welcoming Prof. Kumi Smith!

We have the pleasure of hosting Prof. Kumi Smith, a new faculty member in the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health. Prof. Smith’s research strives to harness cutting-edge science for prevention of HIV and STIs to tackle these where their burden is greatest: resource constrained settings. Much of her research to date focuses on health outcomes in marginalized communities including commercial sex worker, people who use drugs, and sexual minorities. Please RSVP using this link. RSVP is encouraged.

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