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Peering Beyond the Blindspot Seeking Authentic Risk Factors: A Case Study

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Speaker

Eve Higginbotham, S.M., M.D., M.L.
Professor of Ophthalmology and Vice Dean for Inclusion and Diversity
University of Pennsylvania

Summary

Eve Higginbotham, M.D., is professor of ophthalmology and vice dean for Inclusion and Diversity at the University of Pennsylvania. In her lecture, "Peering Beyond the Blindspot Seeking Authentic Risk Factors: A Case Study," she will discuss the arguments about "race" in the context of why this topic is important for its impact on care and care delivery. She will review a central corneal thickness case study and what the future may be for the discussion of risk factors. This will be the annual Pittman Lecture, which is given by a researcher dedicated to advancing and improving the careers of women scientists — exemplifying the intelligence, scientific excellence, and drive that made Margaret Pittman a leader as the first female laboratory chief at the NIH.


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