Coronavirus Conversations: Racial Bias in the Healthcare System and COVID Outcomes

August 27, 2020 • 4:00 PM • Virtual

Join Duke Science & Society and a panel of experts in a discussion of the extent to which implicit, explicit, structural, and systemic racial biases in healthcare result in poorer outcomes for Black COVID-19 patients, and other people of color - and what to do to correct for those disparate outcomes.
Panelists are Dr. Khiara M. Bridges, Ph.D., J.D, Professor of Law at UC Berkeley School of Law; Dr. Daniela Lamas, M.D. at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist; Dr. Sylvia Perry, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor of Social Psychology at Northwestern University. The moderator is Thomas Williams, J.D, Law and Biosciences Fellow at Duke Initiative for Science & Society. RSVP is required: Cohosts of the event are The Duke Law Center for Science and Justice; The Samuel Dubois Cook Center on Social Equity; and the Duke Center on Law, Race, and Politics. For more information, please contact Timothy McDermott at