Through the COVID-19 Magnifying Glass: An Examination of Racial and SES Disparities in the U.S.

This online course examines the racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic health disparities in COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and mortality.


Session 1 — July 27, 2020

Topic: COVID-19 overview: biology, clinical manifestations, epidemiology, measurement
Instructor: Dr. Danielle Ompad, NYU GPH and Dr. Melody Goodman, NYU GPH


Session 2 — July 28, 2020

Topic: Health Promotion Efforts to End Inequities in Health
Instructor: Dr. Keon Gilbert, Associate Professor of Behavioral Science and Health Education, St. Louis University


Session 4 — July 30, 2020

Topic: The Elephant of COVID-19 and the Blind Men of Race, Place and Gender: Why Framing Matters
Instructor: Derek M. Griffith, Professor of Medicine, Health & Society
Founder and Director, Center for Research on Men’s Health, Vanderbilt University


Session 5 — July 31, 2020

Topic: Best practices for addressing COVID-19 related health disparities
Instructor: Dr. Darrell Hudson, Associate Professor, Washington University in St. Louis

Interested in a GPH graduate program? Join us for an upcoming online information session to learn about our graduate public health programs, the application process, financial aid, and more!