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Wednesday, February 15, 2023 1:30pm

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Join a community dialogue titled "Better Together: Reflections on Medicine, Racism, and Society" featuring Lundy Braun, Ph.D., on Wednesday, February 15 at 1:30 p.m.

Lundy Braun is a Professor of Africana Studies and a member of the Science, Technology, and Society Program at Brown University and a Professor of Medical Science, Alpert Medical School. She received her Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she studied human papillomavirus infection. Her current research analyzes the history of science in the production of racialized medical knowledge and racial hierarchies in the context of imperialism, genetics, and public health. Braun co-directs an interdisciplinary Research Cluster on Race, Medicine, and Social Justice at the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University, which has been ongoing for the past six years. Her book Breathing Race into the Machine: The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics won the Ludwig Fleck Award 4S Society, 2018 and Honorable Mention for the Rachel Carson Prize in 2017 from the 4S Society.

Please contact Susan Legere at susan_legere@hms.harvard.edu if you have any questions about the event. 

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