Oct. 17, 2022: Dr. Darrell Gray Delivers Inaugural Talk of CHET's 2022 Elevating Equity Speaker Series

CHET recently hosted the inaugural event of its 2022-2023 Elevating Equity Speaker Series, sponsored by Anthem BlueCross and BlueShield Medicaid, with a talk from Dr. Darrell Gray entitled, “Advancing Health Equity: Translating Stories to Partnership, Policy, and Practice.”

Darrell M. Gray, II, MD, MPH, FACG is an outspoken health equity advocate, a clinical and policy expert, and a passionate voice for a better healthcare system. As the inaugural chief health equity officer for Elevance Health, parent company of Anthem BlueCross and BlueShield Medicaid, he leads the execution of comprehensive strategy to advance health equity through a whole-health approach (addressing physical, behavioral, social, and pharmacy needs) among Elevance Health’s more than 45 million members and their respective communities.

CHET is grateful for the support of the College of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for their support of this event.

Watch the video here.

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List of Past Events

Date Event Title Speaker
05/19/2023 Adherence to Follow-up After Positive HPV Testing Among Hispanic Women Dr. Juan Canedo
05/12/2023 Navigating the Academic Job Market: Strategies for a Successful Transition into a Faculty Position Dr. Carina Zelaya
03/27/2023 Elevating the Stories of Black Women: Dr. Virginia Alexander Dr. Vanessa Northington Gamble
11/09/2022 Town Hall: Responding to Racial Violence on Campus
10/17/2022 Advancing Health Equity: Translating Stories to Partnership, Policy, and Practice Dr. Darrell Gray
10/10/2022 Upcoming Talk with Dr. Erica Littlejohn: "Translating Health Equity: Neuroplasticity, Early Life Stress Exposure, and VCID" Dr. Erica Littlejohn
04/29/2022 Collaboration Within Participatory Action Research: Challenges, Possibilities, and New Directions Aurora Santiago Ortiz, PhD, JD
04/19/2022 Vaccine Hesitancy and Political Polarization
04/07/2022 "Health for All Y'all" Health Equity Panel
04/07/2022 CHET Speaker Series: LGBTQ+ Parent Families: Underscoring Strengths in Well-Being to Promote Health Equity Rachel H. Farr, Ph.D.
09/16/2021 Fall 2021 SPARK Applicant Webinar
04/30/2021 Achieving Health Equity: Student Research on Black Health
04/19/2021 Promoting Maternal Health Equity - A Panel Discussion
04/14/2021 Exploring the NIH Diversity Supplement: A Underutilized Tool for Diversifying Health Research Teams
03/30/2021 A Deeper Understanding of Racism in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons from Public Health Critical Race Praxis
03/16/2021 TRIPPPLe Training Seminar - “An Overview of Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Designs” with Dr. Geoffrey Curran
02/19/2021 Deadline 2/19/21 - CHET Equity Changemaker Award: Graduate Students, Professional Students, and Post-doctoral Scholars
02/19/2021 Deadline 2/19/21 - CHET Undergraduate Essay Competition
01/14/2021 Deadline 2/19/21 - CHET Equity Changemaker Award: Graduate Students, Professional Students, and Post-doctoral Scholars
12/08/2020 CHET Speaker Series: Brandy N. Kelly Pryor, Ph.D. Brandy N. Kelly Pryor, Ph.D.
09/29/2020 CHET Speaker Series: Edith M. Williams, Ph.D.
03/06/2020 CHET Year of Equity Event - “Drugs, Politics, and Pariahs: Or, How to Think Historically About Race and Harm Reduction in an Opioid Epidemic”
03/06/2020 Undergraduate Lunch and Learn - "Your College Career as Training for the World of Advocacy and Organizing."
03/06/2020 Graduate Breakfast and Learn - “Diversity and Graduate and Faculty Development.”