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06 Oct
Event Type

Lectures, Symposia, Etc.

Topic

Diversity, Service

Target Audience

Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs

Department
Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
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IDM Seminar Series - “Still Standing: Mass Incarceration and Racial/Ethnic HIV Disparities”

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Jelani Kerr, PhD, MSPH

Associate Professor
Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences
University of Louisville

Dr. Kerr is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences.  He is also a Commonwealth Scholar within the Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky.  His research focuses on HIV vulnerabilities of young people in the African Diaspora in the US and Canada.  Specifically, he investigates behavioral and social determinants that influence HIV/AIDS inequities.  His work extends beyond measuring disparities to reducing them through multidisciplinary collaborations to develop and evaluate community-focused interventions.  He received his MSPH and PhD in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior from the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina.  He also holds a BS in Biology from Fort Valley State University.   

 

Contact Judy Malenka at: jmalenka@pitt.edu for Zoom link.

 

Wednesday, October 6 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Public Health, Room A115
130 Desoto Street, Pittsburgh, 15261

IDM Seminar Series - “Still Standing: Mass Incarceration and Racial/Ethnic HIV Disparities”

Jelani Kerr, PhD, MSPH

Associate Professor
Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences
University of Louisville

Dr. Kerr is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences.  He is also a Commonwealth Scholar within the Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky.  His research focuses on HIV vulnerabilities of young people in the African Diaspora in the US and Canada.  Specifically, he investigates behavioral and social determinants that influence HIV/AIDS inequities.  His work extends beyond measuring disparities to reducing them through multidisciplinary collaborations to develop and evaluate community-focused interventions.  He received his MSPH and PhD in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior from the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina.  He also holds a BS in Biology from Fort Valley State University.   

 

Contact Judy Malenka at: jmalenka@pitt.edu for Zoom link.

 

Wednesday, October 6 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Public Health, Room A115
130 Desoto Street, Pittsburgh, 15261

Target Audience

Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs

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