212 - Racism As a Public Health Crisis: Black Men’s Health

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By Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

As part of the continuation of the series on racism as a public health crisis, Dr. Keshia Pollack Porter talks with Hopkins professor Dr. Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., and Dr. Marino A. Bruce, faculty at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, about the impacts of racism on black men’s health. They discuss what stands in the way of basic care for many black men to have a good quality of life and their focus is not only on making sure black men survive, but also thrive.

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