Infant Mortality and Adverse Childhood Experiences, a presentation in the Embracing Diversity series, will be held on Sept. 26 from noon - 1 p.m. in Olson Auditorium.
Infant Mortality and Adverse Childhood Experiences - How can we help families raise healthy children? Marie B. Curry will look at the differences in rural and urban health disparities and social determinants of health during her presentation.
Marie Curry is the managing attorney of Community Legal Aid’s Health Education Advocacy and Law (HEAL) Project as well as Legal Aid’s Immigration practice. She joined the firm in 2011 as an Equal Justice Works Fellow, focusing on health and poverty issues. In January 2016, Curry began teaching a clinical course in health law and policy at University of Akron School of Law. Curry is the 2014 recipient of The Denis Murphy Award, which recognizes outstanding advocacy within Ohio legal aid organizations. She graduated from Harvard Law School in 1989 and completed a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2011. In addition to working at Legal Aid organizations, early in her career she also practiced health law with a private firm in California. Curry’s advocacy work focuses on policy change that improves population health and reduces health disparities.
This presentation is free and open to the public.
The Embracing Diversity Series at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) brings attention to and focus on competencies around various diverse topics and cultural issues. Through lectures, panel discussions and programs, we aim to educate and enlighten students, faculty, staff and the community. Please join us as we embrace our similarities and our differences, and recognize and celebrate our diversity.
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