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Prevalence of HPV Across Chicago Neighborhoods

A Multi-Level Analysis of Individual Risk Factors And The Geography of Structural Violence And Health Disparities

Gelila Goba, MD, MPH, FACOG

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director, UIC Global Women’s Health Fellowship
Cancer Prevention and Control- UIC University of Illinois Cancer Center   

Thursday, February 6, 2020
Noon to 1 p.m.
IHRP's 4th Floor Conference Room

College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB) 4175
909 S. Wolcott Ave

Learn about Dr. Goba.

All researchers, post-docs, students, and technicians are invited to attend. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Presented by the Cancer Prevention and Control Program of the University of Illinois Cancer Center in partnership with the Institute for Health Research and Policy.


Impact of the Media on Suicide Contagion

Mai Nguyen, MD

PGY4 Resident, Department of Psychiatry
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
Auditorium, Room 109
1601 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612

This lecture is part of the Department of Psychiatry's Grand Rounds series.

Learn more.

Distinguished Professor Lecture: Sociologist Amanda Lewis

Amanda Lewis, PhD

African American Studies and Sociology Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago

Thursday, February 27, 2020
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

UIC Student Center East
Cardinal Room
750 S Halsted St.

Amanda Lewis, PhD, is a African American Studies and Sociology Professor at University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Lewis' research focuses on how race shapes educational opportunities and how our ideas about race get negotiated in everyday life. 

She is the author of Race in the Schoolyard: Negotiating the Color-line in Classrooms and Communities (2003), which won the 2005 American Educational Studies Association Critics' Choice Award and the 2004 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award. She wrote (with John Diamond) Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools (Oxford, 2015) and (with Mark Chesler and Jim Crowfoot) Challenging Racism in Higher Education: Promoting Justice (2005). She co-edited The Changing Terrain of Race and Ethnicity (with Maria Krysan, 2004).

Her research has appeared in Sociological Theory, American Educational Research Journal, American Behavioral Scientist, Race and Society, DuBois Review and Anthropology, Education Quarterly and related journals.

Learn more about this event on the UIC LAS website


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