Hinckley Forum: Healthcare Disparities
Sep 2, 2020 1:00 PM
Health is central to our wellbeing and livelihood as individuals and as a society as a whole. While the United States has been a nexus for countless innovative medical advancements and healthcare therapies, it is also hindered by profound inequities. The affordability, accessibility, and quality of care individuals receive varies dramatically based on their socioeconomic status, race, geography, gender identity, and more. Join our panel as they examine the impact that health care disparities have on society and what measures can be taken to combat it.
Rebecca Chavez-Houck, Representative (fmr), Utah Legislature
Dulce A. Díez, Director, Utah Department of Health Office of Health Disparities
Dr. Ivette Lopez, Professor of Public Health, Family and Preventative Medicine, University of Utah
Dr. José Rodríguez, AVP for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; University of Utah
Jessie Mandle, Senior Health Policy Analyst, Voices for Utah Children (moderator)
Cosponsored by AARP Utah.