On Monday, January 21, 2008, UM's MLK Health Science Program presents "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere": A dialogue with Spero M. Manson
Spero M. Manson, Ph.D. (Pembina Chippewa) is a member of the US Institutes of Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry and heads the American Indian and Alaska Native Programs at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center. Spanning 8 national centers, totaling $63 million in sponsored research, program development, training, and collaboration with 102 American Indian and Alaska Native communities, Dr. Manson is widely recognized as the foremost authority in the nation on American Indian and Alaska Native health, with special emphasis on alcohol, substance abuse, and mental health. Dr. Manson will discuss the intersections of social justice, strategies for addressing and resolving health disparities in the United States.
11:45 a.m. UM Hospital, Second Floor (there will be signs!): Dow Auditorium in the Towsley Center