October 2, 2019

Department of Neurology, Grand Rounds, will be Presented by Darrell Gaskin, PhD, MS, William C. and Nancy F. Richardson Professor in Health Policy, Director of the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Danto Auditorium, 2nd floor of the CVC (Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center)

Please join us for:

Exploring Race Disparities in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk Factors among Women Ages 40 to 75

Dr. Darrell Gaskin

Dr. Darrell Gaskin

William C. and Nancy F. Richardson Professor in Health Policy
Director of the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions

Darrell J. Gaskin, PhD, MS is the William C. and Nancy F. Richardson Professor in Health Policy and Director of the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management.  Dr. Gaskin is a health services researcher and health economist.  He is an internationally recognized expert in health and healthcare disparities.  He seeks to identify and understand place-based barriers to care for low income, minorities and other vulnerable populations; to develop and promote policies and practices that address the social determinants of health to improve access to care, quality of care and health care outcomes; and to promote equity in well-being, health and health care by race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status and geography. He serves on the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Center for Health Statistics of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He chairs the National Advisory Committee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s System for Action program.  Also, he serves on the Board of Directors of Academy Health. He is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. His Ph.D. is in public health economics from the Johns Hopkins University. He holds a MS degree in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a BA degree in economics from Brandeis University.