Stanford Health Policy Seminar: Rita Hamad
Friday, April 7, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Pacific)
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Hybrid Seminar: Lunch will be provided for on-campus participants.
Please register if you plan to attend, both for in-person and via Zoom.
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Encina Commons, Room 119
615 Crothers Way
Stanford, CA 94305
Dr. Rita Hamad is a social epidemiologist and family physician in the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and the Department of Family & Community Medicine at UCSF. She is the director of the Social Policies for Health Equity Research Program (https://sphere.ucsf.edu). Her research focuses on the pathways linking social factors like poverty and education with racial and socioeconomic disparities in health across the life course. In particular, she studies the health effects of social and economic policies using interdisciplinary quasi-experimental methods to generate actionable evidence to inform policymaking.