Valerie Russell Lecture

Russell Lecture: Racism as a factor in health care disparities: We need to move people ‘away from the cliff’

By Drew Page | July 2, 2017

Describing disparities in access to health care in this country, Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones described how many people “fall off a cliff” as she delivered General Synod’s Valerie E. Russell Lecture to a full house Saturday afternoon, July 1. Jones, a family physician and epidemiologist whose work focuses on the impacts of racism on the…

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CHHSM-sponsored Valerie Russell Lecture to Address Racism in Church and Society

By Barb Powell | June 10, 2017

To emphasize its role as an advocate for social justice, the United Church of Christ’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries is co-sponsoring the Valerie Russell Lecture, a key event at the UCC’s biennial General Synod, to be held June 30-July 4 in Baltimore, Md. The free lecture, planned by the UCC’s Justice and…

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