national scholars' Lecture Archive


January 9, 2013

James F. Blumstein, MA, LLB • Vanderbilt University School of Law
"Issues in Implementing the Affordable Care Act"

February 6, 2013
Gail C. Christopher, DN • W.K. Kellogg Foundation
"Social Determinants of Health Equity: Moving from Theory to Practice"

February 20, 2013
Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH, FAAP • AcademyHealth
"How Health Services Research Has Advanced Child Health Policy"

March 20, 2013
Julianne Malveaux, PhD • Economist, Author, and Columnist
"Income, Access, and Attitudes: The Roots of Health Disparities"

April 17, 2013
Paula D. McClain, PhD • Duke University
"Race, Politics and the American Political System"


Giselle Corbie-Smith, M.D., MSc Lecture on April 19, 2012
“Designing a CBPR Approach to Reducing HIV in Rural North Carolina”

Claudia R. Baquet, M.D., MPH  Lecture on April 11, 2012
“Advocacy, Policy and Policy Research in Health: Roles in Addressing Health Disparities”

Darrell J. Gaskin, Ph.D. Lecture on February 29, 2012
“Residential Segregation and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare”

Honorable William Frist, M.D. Lecture on February 15, 2012
“Looking into the Crystal Ball of Health Reform”

Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., MPH, Ph.D. Lecture on February 1, 2012
“Achieving Health Equity:  Addressing Racism as a Threat to the Health and Well-being of Our Nation”

Kevin B. Johnson, M.D., MS Lecture on January 18, 2012
“Biomedical Informatics:  What Do Baltimore, Computers, Medicine, and 7 +/- 2 Have in Common?”

Wayne J. Riley, M.D., MSPH, MBA, MACP Lecture on January 4, 2012
“Health Policy in the United States”


Dr. Sheldon Danziger’s Lecture on May 2, 2011
“Income Inequality, Economic Growth, and Poverty Reduction”

Dr. James Jackson’s Lecture on April 19, 2011
“Ethnic, Racial and Cultural Group Disparities in Mental and Physical Health”

Dr. Brian Smedley’s Lecture on April 4, 2011
“Taking Action to Achieve Health Equity”

Dr. Thomas LaVeist’s Lecture on March 12, 2011
“Elimination of Health Inequalities in the 21st Century”

Dr. Otis Brawley’s Lecture on February 20, 2011
“Health Care Reform in the United States”

Dr. Tim Carey’s Lecture on January 24, 2011
“Comparing Treatments in the New Health Care Environment”

Dr. Dean Harris’s Lecture on January 18, 2011
“Health Care Regulation, Governance and Corruption”