Analysis and Action: Applications of Intersectionality in COVID-19

Date and Time

– June 24, 2021, 02:00 PM EDT

Virtual only.

Event Information

This event, part of the Diverse Voices: COVID-19, Intersectionality, and the Health of Women speaker series, will feature a conversation between Lisa Bowleg, Ph.D., M.A., and Tonia Poteat, Ph.D., PA-C, M.P.H. Dr. Bowleg will discuss her commentary piece in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) titled “We’re Not All in This Together: On COVID-19, Intersectionality, and Structural Inequality.” Dr. Poteat will speak about her AJPH article titled “Navigating the Storm: How to Apply Intersectionality to Public Health in Times of Crisis.”

The NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health’s (ORWH) virtual speaker series Diverse Voices: COVID-19, Intersectionality, and the Health of Women amplifies key COVID-19 research findings that are relevant to diverse groups of women and incorporate a multidimensional sex-and-gender focus. The series also aims to increase public awareness, understanding, and engagement with COVID-19 research and support informed decisions about research participation by diverse women. To this end, authors of selected papers are invited to discuss their projects in plain language and to present specific takeaways from their publications for researchers, clinicians, and the public.

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