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Arts in Public Health Online Symposium: Pedagogy, Practice, Research and Policy

Arts in Public Health Online Symposium: Pedagogy, Practice, Research and Policy
Thursday, November 12th, 2020
3:00pm-5:00pm EDT
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Please join Sandro Galea, Dean of the Boston University School of Public Health, Jill Sonke, director for the University of Florida’s Center for Arts in Medicine, and thought and program innovators including Kendra Jones, Director for Health Equity, Arts & Culture for the Richmond Memorial Health Foundation and Josh Miller, from IDEAS xLab, to speak about the One Poem at a Time Project from across the country in a mini-symposium to explore the burgeoning field of arts in public health. This discussion will explore how the arts and culture can be leveraged in public health to improve lives in the COVID era and beyond. This interactive event, hosted via Remo, will explore the intersections of the arts and public health, present programs at the cutting edge, and give you a chance to connect with pedagogy, practice, research, and policy educators from across the country. This event is designed to launch a community of practice, hosted by the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru), that will drive collaboration and action at the intersections of the arts and public health to advance health and health equity in the U.S.

This event is hosted by Boston University's Arts Initiative; and being planned in cooperation with Boston University's School of Public Health, the University of Florida's Center for Arts in Medicine, and Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health, with a2ru. The symposium will be moderated by Ty Furman and Jennifer Beard from Boston University.  An interactive session with all participants will be facilitated by Rabbi Nancy Epstein from Drexel University.

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