11th Annual UIC Minority Health Conference (Virtual Event)

Thursday, April 24, 2020
10:30 – 12:30p.m.

Virtual Event

This annual student-run event at the School of Public Health will focus on understanding the health equity and social justice dimensions of COVID-19.

RSVP Required. Register online at go.uic.edu/JACSWHonigLecture.

Registered attendees will receive the webinar link via email.


Dr. Georges Benjamin

Executive Director
American Public Health Association

Dr. Georges Benjamin is known as one of the nation’s most influential physician leaders because he speaks passionately and eloquently about the health issues having the most impact on our nation today.

Dr. Linda Rae Murray

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Administration
UIC School of Public Health

Dr. Linda Rae Murray is the former chief medical officer for the Cook County Department of Public Health. She has spent her career serving the medically under served.

Joseph Harrington

President and CEO
The Mojo Group

A native Chicagoan, Joseph Harrington has worked in the fields of education, social services, mental health, healthcare and public health.

Aida Luz Giachello, PhD

Research Professor of Preventive Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Aida Luz Giachello's research focuses on social and racial health disparities, particularly among Hispanics/Latinos and African Americans, chronic diseases, women's health, and tobacco control and prevention.


Contact Linda Pineda at lcpineda@uic.edu.


Learn more about this event on the UIC School of Public Health website