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Health Equity Speaker Series - Sharon Obasi

Minority Health Disparities Initiative

1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Kali Patterson , (402) 472-5975,
Join us at our May Health Equity Speaker Series talk on “Embodying Identity: Names, Gender, Equity,” presented by Sharon Obasi! The presentation will explore her scholarship on examining the importance of names in acknowledging familial identity (kinship) and gender identity (renaming) and how identity may inform health equity.

Sharon Obasi, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Family Science & the Director of Research Integrity at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Obasi is an interdisciplinary teacher and scholar with a background in Behavioral Neuroscience. She is currently conducting research on the impact of family on self-identity and social identity and the articulation of policy and programs to help marginalized communities.

This event is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!


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