The Science of Health Disparities: The Role of Health Professions, Research and Communities in Achieving Health Equity
Drexel University with its expertise in Medicine and Health Sciences will convene an interactive session for postsecondary students interested in Health careers
at the Drexel University campus (in West Philadelphia)
Papadakis Integrated Science Building
3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia 19104
Engage minority and underserved post-secondary students in a health disparities symposium to pursue academic careers in biomedical sciences, clinical, behavioral and community research, health, medicine, nursing , allied public health, community health and health education.
* Provide opportunities for post-secondary students to be exposed to various approaches to reducing health disparities through multiple disciplines
* Increase knowledge & awareness about the science of health disparities and the role of various health professions in promoting health equity.
* Increase knowledge & awareness about the science of health disparities and the role of clinical, basic science and community based research in promoting health equity.
* Provide opportunities for post-secondary students to network with and meet diverse health & research professionals