The Historical Roots of Racial Health Inequality in the United States
Lecturer: Dr Marcella Alsan, (Stanford)
Chair: Professor Jane Humphries
Date and time: 14 February 2019, 6-7.30pm
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, LSE
The lecture will be immediately followed by a drinks reception
About Dr Marcella Alsan
Marcella Alsan, MD, MPH, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Stanford School of Medicine and a Core Faculty Member at the Center for Health Policy/Primary Care and Outcomes Research. The focus of Dr Alsan’s research is the causes and consequences of infectious disease for health and productivity, using historical public health natural experiments to explore the interaction between infectious disease, human capital and economic outcomes. She received a BA from Harvard University, a master’s in international public health from Harvard School of Public Health, a MD from Loyola University, and a PhD in Economics from Harvard University. She trained at Brigham and Women’s Hospital - in the Hiatt Global Health Equity Residency Fellowship - then combined the PhD with an Infectious Disease Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr Alsan attends in infectious disease at the Veterans Affairs Hospital.
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