CTSI Special Populations: Duke CTSA ISP Seminar Series


Presenter: Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards

Keisha Leanne Bentley-Edwards, PhD | medicine.duke.edu

Meeting Information

Duke CTSA Integrating Special Populations Core Fall Seminar Series Presents: Context Matters: African American health, research, and fighting for health equity. 

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Time: 12:00-1:00 pm 

How African-Americans engage with health systems are informed by history AND their personal experiences. Keisha Bentley-Edwards, PhD has expertise in how racism, gender, and culture influence development throughout the lifespan, primarily for African-Americans. In this seminar, she will discuss her research on African American health and families, and why research teams should understand historical and contemporary contexts of racism and gender issues as part of their pursuit for health equity. 

Registration: CLOSED 

A recording of the session is now available online!