Public health aims to create conditions so that all populations flourish and live fully realized lives.  How do we ensure that we keep the concerns of persons with disabilities—visible and invisible—front and center in the public health conversation? What should be our priorities for public health to center the concerns of disabled populations in our work?

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Agenda

  • 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
  • Keynote Discussion
    Judy Heumann, Disability Rights Advocate
    Eric Rubenstein, Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Public Health (MODERATOR)
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Panel Discussion
    Ben Elwy, Student, Harvard University
    Reyma McCoy Hyten, CEO, Special Public Benefit Limited Liability Company
    Bonnie Swenor, Director, The Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center
    Eric Garcia, Senior Washington Correspondent, The Independent (MODERATOR)

Speakers

  • @judithheumann

    Judy Heumann

    Disability Rights Advocate

  • @ERubenstein90

    Eric Rubenstein

    Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Public Health (MODERATOR)

  • Ben Elwy

    Student, Harvard College

  • Reyma McCoy Hyten

    CEO, Special Public Benefit Limited Liability Company (SPBLLC)

  • @BonnieSwenorPhD

    Bonnie Swenor

    Director, The Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center

  • @EricMGarcia

    Eric Garcia

    Senior Washington Correspondent, The Independent (MODERATOR)

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