September 4, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health will sponsor the 24th National Health Equity Research Webcast on Friday, Sept. 28, from 1:30 – 4 p.m.

Participants may join in person or online for a conversation around the topic, “From Awareness to Action: Leveraging Resiliency in the Context of Toxic Stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences.”

The panel will feature national leaders from around the country, including Kanwarpal Dhaliwal, MPH, co-founder and associate director of the RYSE Center, which works to create safe spaces grounded in social justice where young people can learn, heal and transform communities; LeRoy Reese, PhD, associate professor of community health and preventive medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine; Krista Perreira, PhD, professor of social medicine in the UNC School of Medicine and adjunct professor at the Gillings School in maternal and child health, health policy and management, and health behavior; and moderator Ronda Taylor Bullock, director of WeAre, an organization that aims to extend anti-racist education.

The free, interactive session will be broadcast with a live audience in the Joan Heckler Gillings Auditorium (133 Rosenau Hall) at the UNC Gillings School, or can be viewed online via webcast. Registration is free and requested for all participants.

For more information about the speaker panel, ways to participate and how to register, visit


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