KCSB News: Medical Racism, Care Disparities, and Health Misinformation Panel

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25 May, 2021

KCSB News and Sports · A Year In COVID: Medical Racism, Care Disparities, And Health Misinformation

On Tuesday, May 18th, KCSB News presented “A Year in COVID: Medical Racism, Care Disparities, & Health Misinformation” – a critical discussion of how racial health inequity prevents marginalized communities from accessing quality care. KCSB’s Ashley Rusch and Aubrey Valerio joined an array of panelists to discuss the dangers of health misinformation during times of crisis and the role of communication in medical mistrust.

Featuring:
Dr. Van Do-Reynoso, Santa Barbara Public Health Director
Dr. Jason Prystowsky, Emergency Medicine Specialist Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Frank Rodriguez, Policy & Communications Associate – CAUSE
Dr. Lillie Williamson, Assistant Professor of Communication Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lawanda Lyons-Pruitt, President of NAACP Santa Maria and Lompoc

This Zoom webinar panel was recorded live on Tuesday, May 18 at 4:00 PM. Listen to the replay here or visit youtube.com/kcsb919 for the video recording (to be uploaded soon!). For more information and exclusive interviews with the individual panelists, head to kcsb.org/category/news.

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