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The Public Health Crisis of Racism


Recent events have emphasized the ongoing and persistent problems of structural racism in the United States, which goes hand in hand with injustice and inequality. Racism must be addressed through government policies and action, but racism is not simply a political issue, it is a public health issue.

Dean Sten Vermund and Senior Associate Dean Melinda Pettigrew
A note from the YSPH Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Office of the Dean

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