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Eyes On Equity – Session 1 – Presenter: Raquel G. Hernandez, MD, MPH, FAAP
April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Eyes on Equity Through the Social Determinants of Health
In the first of six sessions we will provide a foundation that defines and describes social determinants of health and health equity; differentiate terms such as equality, equity, inequity, and justice; describe why equity is important in a broad context, and connect why equity matters to improving health outcomes.
Raquel G. Hernandez, MD, MPH, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine based at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Dr. Hernandez serves as the director of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Program in Pediatric Health Equity Research (PHER) as well as the medical director of the Healthy Weight Initiative. She completed her medical degree,
pediatric residency and general academic pediatric fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD and completed a master’s in public health with an emphasis on nutrition at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Dr. Hernandez is a pediatrician with expertise in primary care, underserved populations, and obesity medicine. Her research focuses on understanding disparities in pediatric obesity among Latino and African American preschoolers as well as the influence of provider-based counseling among immigrant, limited English proficient families.
Registration: There is no charge, however registration is limited to 100 participants.
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