Presenter: Bruce G. Link, PhD
Co-director, Center for Social Inequalities and Health
Director, Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Date: January 6th, 2015
Description: After viewing this webinar, participants should be able to:
– Identify the fundamental causes of health inequalities.
– Describe the research evidence regarding the association between social conditions and health/mortality.
– Explain how policy and public health practice can address the fundamental causes of health inequalities.
Pre-webinar reading: Phelan, J.C., Link, B.G., Tehranifar, P. (2010). “Social conditions as fundamental causes of health inequalities: Theory, evidence and policy implications. Journal of Health and Social Behavior 51(S), S28- S40.”
Reflection Questions: What are fundamental causes of health inequalities? What is the research evidence regarding the association between social conditions and health/mortality? How can policy and public health practice address the fundamental causes of health inequalities?
Council on Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (2014 Version)
- Primary Competency Domain: Cultural Competency Skills
- Specific competencies:
1A1, 1A12, 2A1, 2A5, 2A7, 3A8, 4A3, 4A5, 4A6, 6A2
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If you are employed by NYS or a local health department in NYS, we recommend that you register for this course through the NYS Department of Health Learning Management System (DOH LMS).