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The 32nd Annual Saward Lecture

Featuring Linda Villarosa, Public Health Reporter | Journalist

Journalist Linda Villarosa is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, where she covers race, inequality and public health. She is the author of the book Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation. Her book tells the full story of racial health disparities in America by revealing the toll racism takes on individuals and public health.

Monday, November 13th, 2023
7:00pm – 8:30pm
OMSI Empirical Theater

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