February 25, 2021

Matt Wixson, M.D., speaks to the U-M community about health disparities, social inequities

In a Feb. 24 panel discussion, hosted by U-M Public Engagement & Impact, Wixson discussed how policies and procedures across time have contributed to health disparities in the U.S. and how the university can play a role in combatting these disparities. 

Moderator:
Oluwaferanmi O. Okanlami, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Urology
Interim Director, Services for Students with Disabilities
Director, Adaptive Sports & Fitness

Panelists:
Matthew Wixson, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Associate Chair of Diversity, Department of Anesthesiology Michigan Medicine

Jade Burns, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC
Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Biological Sciences School of Nursing

Kennedy Dubose
Community & Global Health Student, U-M School of Public Health '21

Arrice Bryant MD/MPH
Student, U-M Medical School '21 Michigan Medicine