Emily Wang - Transforming Community Health in Partnership with People with a History of Incarceration

Event Date

03/02/2020 - 12:00

Emily Wang (Associate Professor of Medicine; Co-Director, Center for Research Engagement, Internal Medicine, Yale)

Transforming Community Health in Partnership with People with a History of Incarceration
12:00-1:00, ILR Conference Center

Dr. Emily Wang, MD, MAS, is an associate professor in the Yale School of Medicine and directs the Health Justice Lab. The Health Justice Lab is a collaborative, innovative interdisciplinary team focused on improving the health of individuals and communities who have been affected by mass incarceration. Dr. Wang has cared for thousands of individuals with a history of incarceration and is co-founder of the Transitions Clinic Network (TCN), a growing consortium of 25 community health centers nationwide dedicated to caring for individuals recently released from correctional facilities by employing individuals with a history of incarceration as community health workers. Dr. Wang has a BA from Harvard University, an MD from Duke University and a MAS from the University of California, San Francisco.

BCTR Talks at Twelve are free and open to all. Lunch will be served.
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