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Building Health Equity Webinar Series: Natural Disasters and Equity

Join the Institute for Public Health Practice at the University of Iowa, College of Public Health, in partnership with the Midwestern Public Health Training Center, for the fourteenth installment of the Building Health Equity webinar series, Natural Disasters and Equity on Wednesday, October 11th, 2023, from 1-2 PM CT. We will feature Bonnie Rubin, University of Iowa College of Public Health Strike Force, and Carrie Walker, Director of Learning at the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation.

We will be discussing the most pressing issues related to natural disasters and equity in Iowa, ways to mitigate health disparities after natural disasters, and strategies that health departments can take to prepare for and respond to natural disasters through health equity lens.

Objectives: 

  1. Discuss the most pressing issues related to natural disasters and equity in Iowa.
  2. Identify ways to mitigate health disparities after natural disasters.
  3. Explore strategies to prepare for and respond to natural disasters through health equity lens.

Our Speakers

Bonnie Rubin, University of Iowa College of Public Health Strike Force.
Carrie Walker, Director of Learning at the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation.

A recording and transcription of the webinar will be posted to this site after the live session has ended.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Cynthia Maharani in advance at cynthia-maharani@uiowa.edu.