September 19, 2021
Dr. Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, uses storytelling to discuss race and racism in the United States and their impact on health. During this class, she shares and unpacks her original parables. The goal is that these stories empower people to take action to reduce racism and its impact on health.
About the Instructor:
Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones is a family physician and epidemiologist whose work focuses on naming, measuring, and addressing the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of the nation. She is a past president of the American Public Health Association, a senior fellow at the Morehouse School of Medicine, and an adjunct professor at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Jones earned her BA in molecular biology from Wellesley College, her MD from the Stanford School of Medicine, and both her master of public health and her PhD in epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. She also completed residency training in general preventive medicine at Johns Hopkins and in family medicine at the Residency Program in Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center.