Health Equity Seminar Series

Topics of relevance to health disparities research are presented in an academic context during the lunch hour almost every month. 

Time & Live Streaming

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be served during in-person sessions. Live streaming is available for most seminars. Register here for the next scheduled Zoom presentation.
*Seminars will be recorded and archived for future reference.


October 13, 2020: HUE-MAN PARTNERSHIP Presentation

PHDR presents the HealthEquity Seminar Series presentation of Hue-MAN presented by Clarence Jones, Community Engagement Consultant for the Hue-MAN Partnership organization.

November 10, 2020: Community Voices for Health: Somali Perspectives on COVID-19 in Minnesota

Community partners  Imam Sharif Mohamed, Dr. Michael Van Keulen and Mr. Wali Dirie from Open Path Resources and the Islamic Civil Society of America, and Dr. Rebekah Pratt of PHDR will talk about building our community-academic partnership, and then we will talk about our PCORI funded grant looking to increase community engagement in research on COVID in the Somali community. *Cosponsored by the Dept of Family Medicine & Community Health

Recorded Video

December 8, 2020: The Cultural Wellness Center System of Community Knowledge Production

Elder Atum  Azzahir & Minkara Tezet of the Cultural Wellness Center will discuss the works of their organization and how those works affect community health.

January 14, 2021: Presentation by Brenna Greenfield, PhD

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*Cosponsored by the Dept of Family Medicine & Community Health

February 9, 2021: Presentation by Jennifer Warren, PhD

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March 9, 2021: Presentation TBA

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*Cosponsored by the SPH Health Equity Work Group

April 13, 2021: Presentation by Rachel Hardeman, PhD

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May 11, 2021: Presentation by Elizabeth Rogers, MD

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June 8, 2021: Presentation by Maiyia Kasouaher, PhD

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