Health Equity & Social Justice Conference 2019


The 12th annual Health Equity & Social Justice (HESJ) Conference was held on August 5, 2019, at Malcolm X College in Chicago. The conference was hosted by DePaul University’s Master of Public Health Program and the Center for Community Health Equity. Keynote Speakers Sharon Homan, PhD, MS President of the Sinai Urban Health Institute Place-Based … Continue reading Health Equity & Social Justice Conference 2019

Health Disparities & Social Justice Conference 2018


Keynote Speakers Suzanne Carlberg-Racich From Rhetoric to Revolution: Our Collective Role in Ending the Opioid Crisis Suzzane is an Assistant Professor in the Master of Public Health Program where she works to illuminate, contextualize, and advance social justice. Her research examines the lived experiences of individuals who are isolated by the intersection of stigma and … Continue reading Health Disparities & Social Justice Conference 2018

Health Disparities & Social Justice Conference 2017


Hosted by the DePaul Master of Public Health program and the Center for Community Health Equity. Our 2017 conference, held at the DePaul Loop Campus on August 8, 2017, focused on the public health/health equity work being done by government agencies, community organizations, healthcare systems, and universities in the context of an uncertain political climate. … Continue reading Health Disparities & Social Justice Conference 2017

Health Disparities & Social Justice Conference 2016


Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 9th annual Health Disparities & Social Justice (HDSJ) Conference on 8/12/16. The conference focused on social justice in the context of public health in Chicago, and featured over 40 presentations and 300 participants. Opening Keynote Lecture Prof. Patricia O’Campo Centre for Urban Health Solutions St. Michael’s … Continue reading Health Disparities & Social Justice Conference 2016