Silos of Silence: A Symposium Series on the History of Disease Control in St. Louis

  • Friday, February 22, 2019 • 7:00 pm
  • Brown Lounge, Brown Hall

Silos of Silence: A Symposium Series is presented in three parts between February 20th to the 22nd. 

On the 22nd from 7-9:00pm in Brown Lounge at Washington University in St. Louis, Brown School alumnus Derek Holland, will debut his second art exhibit, United State of Experimentation, which illustrates the social consequences of sexually transmitted disease control. The opening speaker, Dr. Vanessa Northington Gamble, chair of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study Legacy Committee, will facilitate a discussion on the recruitment of Blacks during public health experiments and the necessity of social justice.

On February 20 from 6-8:00pm at Better Family Life, Ruqaiijah Yearby, JD will engage with audiences on the political economy of women’s health services and disparate care provided to Black women.

On February 21 from 6-8:00pm in Goldfarb 132 at Washington University in St. Louis, Kamina Ballard will discuss the relationships, conversations, systems, and institutions necessary to combat inadequate testing services.

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