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History of Medicine Lecture Series

History of Medicine Lecture Series Online

Presenter: Dr. Christine Drennon

Date: Thursday, Oct 8th at 6pm via Zoom

Note: Meeting url and password will be sent to all registrants prior to event

Title: Mi Barrio, Mi Salud: How Our Neighborhoods Came to Determine Our Health

Summary: Trinity University Urban Studies Director Christine Drennon, Ph.D., traces San Antonio's legacy of racial and economic segregation using historic deed restrictions and government documents showing "redlining" of poor neighborhoods.

Thursday, October 8, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
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Speaker Info.: Dr. Christine Drennon joined the Trinity faculty in 2002 and within months became engaged in addressing San Antonio's challenges. An associate professor of sociology and anthropology with expertise in urban geography and community development, Drennon seeks to give her students an intense appreciation for where they come from, both historically and geographically, and help them engage in their individual communities once they leave Trinity. Her students often work alongside her in urban research projects throughout the city.

Education: Ph.D., Geography, University of Texas-Austin, M.A., Geography, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and B.S., Photography, Rochester Institute of Technology

Questions about this event, email: SpecialCollections@uthscsa.edu

Event Organizer

Andrea Schorr

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