From UW News | Q&A: Why discriminatory bias is a public health problem

Read the full article by Kim Eckart on the UW News webpage.

“Over the past two years, the global pandemic and protests for racial and social justice have shone new light on disparities in health and other aspects of life for historically marginalized populations. Experts in a variety of fields called out racism as a public health crisis, leading in some cases to additional funding and research of the problem.

In parallel scientific work, Tony Greenwald, emeritus professor of psychology at the University of Washington, joined with five colleagues at other universities to understand effects of bias in all types of organizations, reviewing their own research along with that of many others. They determined that public health strategies can be a model for strategies that could effectively address unintended discrimination.”

Read on by clicking the above link to learn more about the strategies identified by Greenwald and his team.

By Meaghan Wood (She/Her)
Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach