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Dismantling Systemic Racism and Discrimination To Reduce Mental Health Inequities

You are invited to Dr. Farah N. Mawani’s presentation on January 15, 2024. This is a formal presentation to the students, faculty, and staff highlighting expertise and qualifications. Dr. Mawani is one of the applicants for CRC Tier 2 candidate in anti-racism.

Presentation: Dismantling systemic racism and discrimination to reduce mental health inequities

Date & Time:
12:00pm-1:00pm PT, Monday, January 15, 2024

B151, School of Population and Public Health, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z3
If attending on Zoom, please see below for the meeting link and details.

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Meeting ID: 660 3628 6770
Passcode: 338026

About the presenter

Dr. Farah N. Mawani is a community-engaged scholar addressing systemic racism and discrimination as drivers of social and mental health inequities. She specializes in social epidemiology, implementation science, and social and health equity solutions. She is an Assistant Professor, School of Public Health and Social Policy, University of Victoria, and Affiliate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Unity Health Toronto. Her global research program is shaped by insight from her lived experience of migrating to Canada from Kenya combined with years of experience leading community-based research while embedded in community, policy, and health system environments.

Her research focuses on conceptualization, measurement, and effects of systemic racism and discrimination on social and mental health inequities; and adapting, scaling, and evaluating interventions to reduce social and mental health inequities. She has designed, implemented, and taught university programs and courses in global health, social determinants of health, mental health and addictions, disability studies, lifespan development, and community-engaged research at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Canada, and around the world.

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