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Black Health and Social Justice
February 18, 2015
FAMU Student Health and the Meek-Eaton Black Archives co-sponsored "Black Health and Social Justice," the second installment in a three-part series celebrating Black History Month 2015. Dana Cooper, health chair for the FAMU NAACP, Huberta Jackson-Lowman, Ph.D., associate professor in the FAMU Department of Psychology, and Cynthia Seaborn, DrPH, research associate in the FAMU Center for Health Equity served as panelists for the event. Richard Gragg, Ph.D., associate director and associate professor for the FAMU Environmental Sciences Institute served as moderator.


Panelists speak about the importance of health and statistics about health in the Black community. From left: Dr. Huberta Jackson-Lowman, FAMU associate professor of psychology; Dr. Cynthia Seaborn, research associate in the FAMU Center for Health Equity; Mr. Dana Cooper, health chair for the FAMU NAACP; and Dr. Richard Gragg, associate professor and associate director of the FAMU Environmental Sciences Institute.


Students engage in dialogue about social justice and the effect it has on Black health.


Dr. Richard Gragg, associate professor and associate director of the FAMU Environmental Sciences Institute, speaks about self-care and places on FAMU's campus that students can visit if they need help.



Students take notes for class during the panel discussion.