Learn to define racism and anti-racism and how an anti-racism approach can refine implementation science’s contributions to health equity research from Derek Griffith, PhD of Georgetown University.
This keynote presentation is part of our Center for Dissemination & Implementation’s annual proposal development bootcamp. The keynote portion of this bootcamp is open to all and will take place virtually.
About the Speaker
Professor, Health Systems Administration and Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Founding Co-Director, Georgetown Racial Justice Institute
Founder and Director, Center for Men’s Health Equity in the Racial Justice Institute
Trained in psychology and public health, Dr. Griffith’s program of research focuses on developing strategies to achieve racial, ethnic and gender equity in health. Dr. Griffith is a contributor to and editor of two recent books – Men’s Health Equity: A Handbook (Routledge, 2019), and Racism: Science and Tools for the Public Health Professional (APHA Press, 2019). He has been interviewed for and quoted in national news outlets such as Ebony, NPR and The Washington Post. Dr. Griffith has co-authored or provided expert review of reports from the American Psychological Association, Promundo-US, and the World Health Organization. He has been the principal investigator of research grants from the American Cancer Society, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and several institutes within the National Institutes of Health. Read full bio.