MIHE & ARMS Co-Hosted Invited Speaker Event: Dr. Roshanak Mehdipanah
Nov 21, 2023
11:30AM to 12:30PM
Date(s) - 21/11/2023
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Join us virtually for, “The legacy of housing policies and their influence on determinants of health in the US”, with Dr. Roshanak Mehdipanah on Tuesday November 21, 2023 from 11:30-12:30 PM EST.
About this event
Join us for our next MIHE/ARMS Seminar Series talk with Dr. Roshanak Mehdipanah!
Dr. Mehdipanah’s talk will discuss how redlining, a historically racially discriminatory housing policy implemented by the Home Owners’ Loan Corporation (HOLC), is associated with current neighbourhood determinants of health in the Detroit Metropolitan Area. She will also present some of the work being completed at the University of Michigan’s Housing Solutions for Health Equity initiative.
Dr. Roshanak Mehdipanah is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education in the School of Public Health. She is also Director of the U-M Housing Solutions for Health Equity initiative focused on informing local, state, and national policy through interdisciplinary research on housing as it relates to equity in health, race, socio-economic status, and aging.
When: November 21, 2023 between 11:30 and 12:30 PM EST
Where: Virtual via Zoom
Register today: https://bit.ly/40LXula
MIHE is a research institute at McMaster University that encourages new inter-disciplinary understandings of the social, economic, cultural, political and bio-physical forces that lead to health inequities.
Our goal is to investigate health inequities, and use research to achieve health equity, take leadership in encouraging evidence-based action on health inequities. MIHE develops a body of expertise in evidence focusing on reducing health inequity interventions, promoting health equity, and stimulate and support knowledge mobilization, student engagement and collaborative partnerships from local to global contexts.
ARMS takes a unique interdisciplinary approach to lead the way for advanced research on mental health from a social science perspective.