Thursday, October 26, 2006

Walid speaks at health disparities & social justice forum at the University of Michigan

Yesterday at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, a ninety minute forum was held entitled, “Human Dignity, Human Capacity, and Social Justice: Examining Genetics and Health Disparities.”

The forum, sponsored by the School of Public Health’s Life Sciences and Society Program, discussed from medical, legal and religious perspectives regarding health disparities in society relating to social injustice and remedies to improve the spiritual, mental and physical health within society.

Panelists at the forum included Toby Citrin, Director of the Michigan Center for Genomics and Public Health, Dr. David Ginsburg, Professor of Internal Medicine and Human Genetics for the University of Michigan, Dr. Jerry Walden, Founder of Packard Community Clinic, Rev. Paul Versluis, Pastor of Shalom Community Church, and Dawud Walid, CAIR-MI Executive Director.

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