The School of Public Health is hosting a webinar at 11:30 a.m. on January 27, 2022, as part of its 21PHirst Signature Series, for which the theme is “Racism Is A Public Health Crisis: A Call to Action.”
The webinar, titled “Using Genomic and Environmental Methods to Unravel Hypertension Health Disparities,” will feature a presentation by Jacquelyn Taylor, a faculty member and researcher at Columbia University School of Nursing. Taylor is the Helen F. Petit Professor of Nursing as well as the founder and executive director of the school’s Center for Research on People of Color. She will discuss an unconventional research trajectory in hypertension genomics. She will highlight how mentorship, pilot funding, and interdisciplinary contributions to advancing science can lead to a career that helps determine important impacts and contributions to reducing health disparities.