COVID-19 and Racism: How do we recover as a society?

June 30, 2020  -  6:30 - 7:30 P.M.  -  Online Via Zoom

The purpose of this event is to assist the attendees in identifying the impact of race and racial discrimination on physical and mental health outcomes. Particularly, as it relates to transmission and treatment of COVID-19 among racial/ethnic communities.
 This event is being cosponsred by Webster University and the Missouria Psychological Association.


Gain an understanding of factors contributing to some individuals being more susceptible to COVID-19.

Identify populations that have poor health outcomes.

Describe factors that are associated with populations that have poorer health outcomes.

Describe the ways that race and racism impact communities.

Explore ways that anti-racist knowledge and behaviors can be implemented. 

Identify ways that the community can be supportive of anti-racist efforts.

  • Jackie Gold, M.Ed, Human Capital Leader/Community Organizer
  • Keisha Ross, Ph.D Staff Psychologist, St. Louis VA
  • Dr. Denise Hooks-Anderson is an assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Saint Louis University and Medical Editor of The Saint Louis American newspaper
  • Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, Executive Director, Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Associate Professor of Medicine and Vice President for Health Equity at Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Moderator - Jameca Woody Cooper, PhD, Licensed Psychologist and Expert on Urban Mental Health, Board Member, Missouri Psychological Association
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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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