Dr. Jinni Su explains her new Spit for Science study at the December COBE Connect lunch lecture.
How Does Racial Inequality Impact Genetic Research?
While advances in genetics research are heralded as leading to a future of improved health outcomes, individuals of minority descent are underrepresented and thus are less likely to benefit equally.
Home Is Where the Hatred Is: Substance Use and the Activist Life
Dr. Claudrena Harold, PhD, discusses the culture of substance use and mental health surrounding activism on campus at the University of Virginia.
White Privilege and the Drug War
Eric E. Sterling, J.D., traces the history of drug law in America as well as the cultural evolution of drug use and misuse in the context of growing racial, class and other prejudices.
Race, Addiction and Illiteracy Among Adult Incarcerated Populations
Dr. Raymond Tademy, Ph.D., presents on the relationship between educational history, race and substance use as they pertain to recovery and re-entry into society.