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The Dr. William ‘Bill’ Jenkins Health Equity Lecture
This event qualifies for 2 hours of credit toward the Gillings School’s annual inclusive excellence training requirement for faculty and staff.
The Dr. William (Bill) Jenkins Health Equity Lecture honors Bill Jenkins PhD, MPH, MS (1945 – 2019) and recognizes his outstanding legacy of innovative public health action, dedication to the elimination of health disparities, and efforts to promote the highest ethical standards in public health practice during his CDC tenure and in academia. Lecture topics will focus on initiatives to improve health for communities of color, and efforts to promote public health ethics, social justice, and health equity. Speakers are selected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) Office of Health Equity (OHE) in collaboration with Dr. Jenkins’ wife, Dr. Diane Rowley.
Note: This lecture was previously scheduled for June 2, 2020, but was rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Questions? Contact OHEInquiries@cdc.gov.