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In This Moment Panel: Black Women's Health, Dr. Celia McIntosh & Debora McDell-Hernandez

Debora McDell-Hernandez and Dr. Celia McIntosh will provide an overview on how systemic racism impacts the health and healthcare outcomes of Black women.

Debora McDell-Hernandez is the senior director of public & community affairs for Planned Parenthood of Central & Western New York, and Dr. Celia McIntosh, DNP, RN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, SCRN, CEN, CCRN, CNRN, is president of the Rochester Regional Coalition Against Human Trafficking.

In this presentation they will also discuss the historical long standing, deeply rooted inequities related to social determinants of health, structural inequality, and system failures that continue to perpetuate the cycle of inadequate care. They will also discuss barriers to treatment and political implications that may improve or harm health outcomes.

In This Moment: Revolution Reckoning Reparation is a project where teams of Black writers and photographers were invited to profile ten Black leaders from across the city of Rochester resulting in a series of 10 chapbooks produced by VSW Press. ITM’s goal is to elevate and celebrate the breadth and scope of the revolutionary work being done by Black leaders, photographers and writers. The theme, In This Moment, is a challenge to the euphemism often used in lieu of talking about revolution, reckoning and reparation. We look to take the euphemism and ask it back to those most likely to use it. What is this moment? Amanda Chestnut-ITM Curator and Jeanne Strazzabosco-ITM Coordinator.

Register online to attend this panel.

This event is part of the Geneseo Honors Black History Month series.

Visit the Teaching and Learning Center website for more information and links to recordings of Black History Month events. 

Photo: Dr. Celia McIntosh (left) and Debora McDell-Hernandez.  Photo credit: Olivia Bacot (Dr. McIntosh), Rashaad Parker (Debora McDell-Hernandez).

Friday, February 26 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Faculty & Staff, Alumni, Students, General Public


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