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

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 • 6:00 pm
  • Better Family Life, 5415 Page Blvd

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

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. Ruqaiijah Yearby, JD is a professor at St. Louis University’s School of Law, co-founder of the Institute for Healing Justice and Equity, and co-director of the Center for Equity. Professor Yearby is a specialist in racial disparities in health care, the political economy of health care, and social justice in medical research.

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.

On the February 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.

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