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Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds

The Department of Public Health Grand Rounds Series is free and open to the public! Registration is not required to attend talks on campus. Attendance will be taken as students in the Upstate Public Health Program are required to attend. Not able to attend on campus? Talks are offered free via webinar! Registration links will be sent out via email prior to each presentation.

Questions regarding the Grand Rounds Series? Contact Alyssa Indelicato.
Questions regarding Student Attendance? Contact Michaele Webb.

Please note: Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, Spring 2021 Grand Rounds Presentations have been postponed.

Fall 2020 Presentations

To Promote Equity, We Must Get Race Right

Brooke Cunningham, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health of the University of Minnesota Medical School

Thursday, September 3, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Virtual


Racism as a Public Health Issue

Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Office, Capital Region Health
Adjunct Professor of Health Policy & Management, University of Maryland

Thursday, September 10, 2020 | 12:15 - 1:15 PM | Virtual

A recording of this presentation is available.


This talk is presented in conjunction with Pediatrics as part of the A. Clement and Hilda Freeman Silverman Memorial Lecture.

What Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Would Want Us to Know About Health Care Disparities

Augustus A. White, III, MD, PhD

Ellen and Melvin Gordon Distinguished Professor of Medical Education
Professor of Orthopaedic, Harvard Medical School

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Virtual

A recording of this presentation is available.