Division of Research Special Seminar: Understanding and Addressing Health Disparities among Individuals Involved with the Criminal Justice System

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Date: March 24, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: IBio 1D
Category: Seminar


THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE AT A LATER DATE.

Division of Research Special Seminar

Understanding and Addressing Health Disparities among Individuals Involved with the Criminal Justice System

Guest Speaker: Dr. Emily Dauria, University of California, San Fransisco

March 24, 2020

11 am to 12 noon

IBio Conference Center - Room 1D

The university community is invitied to join the Divison of Research for a special seminar with guest speaker, Dr. Emily Dauria, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Fransisco.

The seminar will be held on Tuesday, March 24 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the IBio Conference Center, room 1D. Dr. Dauria will present "Understanding and Addressing Health Disparities among Individuals Involved with the Criminal Justice System."

Dr. Dauria received her Ph.D. in behavioral science and health education from Emory University, her M.P.H. in behavioral science and education from Emory University, and her BA in sociology from the University of Toronto.

ABSTRACT:

The United States has one of the highest rates of incarceration in the world. Individuals involved with the criminal justice system have significant medical and behavioral health needs, including high rates of substance use, sexual risk behaviors, violence victimization, and psychiatric symptoms. In this talk, I will present my work examining disparities in behavioral health (e.g., substance use, sexual health) outcomes among individuals involved in the criminal justice system. I will highlight research that I am engaged in across the criminal justice continuum (e.g., from first point of contact with law enforcement to community supervision [probation/parole]). The presentation will conclude with current and future research on collaborative, intersectional approaches to understanding and addressing behavioral health disparities among individuals involved in the justice system.

Contact

Julie O'Connor
313-577-8845
julie.oconnor@wayne.edu

Cost

Free

Audience

Academic staff, Alumni, Community, Current students, Faculty, Staff