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Past Events

Health Equity

Spotlight Series

ARISE-ing to Advance Health Equity in Illinois

Join us for a conversation on how the Illinois Department of Public Health leveraged their participation in the 100 Million Healthier Lives initiative in the context of COVID to transform from the inside as a state agency and to scale this approach to communities to lay the groundwork for Community Empowerment Zones across the state.

Original air date: November 2, 2022

Spotlight Series

Breaking Barriers to Achieve Quality, Accessible Healthcare

Join Halle and Andre as they discuss what “working across boundaries” means, what it looks like, and what innovative companies are doing well.

Original air date: October 20, 2022

Spotlight Series

Neighborhood Vital Signs: Resources in Brooklyn and Curtis Bay

Join Robbyn Lewis, MPH, for a conversation on what is at stake in the Baltimore neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Curtis Bay, what needs the communities have identified, and what is possible for the health of these communities and neighborhoods when needs are met.    

Original air date: August 11, 2022

Spotlight Series

Optometry's Role in Improving Population Health

Join Lori Grover, OD, PhD ’12 as she discusses the power of optometrists in public health and the importance of advocating for policies that promote comprehensive vision screening and remove inequities in access to eyecare.

Original air date: March 16, 2022

Spotlight Series

Increasing access to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in Baltimore

Join Shanna Dell, BSN, MPH '17, as she discusses how the Baltimore City Health Department is working to prevent the spread of HIV in Baltimore.

Original air date: February 8, 2022