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Distinguished Lecturer

Distinguished Lecturer

Deborah Furr-Holden

C.S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health
Interim Director at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Division of Public Health
Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities funded Flint Center for Health Equity Solutions

The Future of Behavioral Health Equity Research

Dr. Debra Furr-Holden is an epidemiologist with expertise in addiction epidemiology, prevention science, psychosocial measurement and behavioral health equity research, interventions and policy. Her research has focused on developing environmental strategies, structural and policy interventions to promote behavioral health and health equity. Dr. Furr-Holden’s community-based, action-oriented research has been well received by community stakeholders in Flint, MI who are eager to explore policy interventions to help address some of Flint’s and the nation’s greatest public health challenges, with a special emphasis on health equity and policy-level interventions.


Tuesday, February 19, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


School of Public Health Auditorium (Room 109) 1603 W. Taylor St. (Taylor and Ashland)


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