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Why is There More Funding for Police than Public Health? Questions & Actions for a Transformative Public Health
This webinar is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute.

Across the nation, our governments invest billions of dollars in policing & carceral systems we know cause health inequities and then invest only a fraction of that for public health to address those inequities. This public health funding paradox has historical roots and demands new imaginative ways of thinking. This presentation will detail this funding paradox and identify actions for public health to help transform our current systems.

Guest:
Paul J. Fleming, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan School of Public Health

Paul Fleming is an Assistant Professor of Health Behavior & Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. His recent community-based participatory research focuses on examining the impact of public policies on health inequities, including how immigration laws and policing practices impact community health. He also is on the Public Health Awakened steering committee and helps to coordinate the Michigan Chapter of Public Health Awakened.

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May 20, 2021 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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