How Can Networks Help Us Understand & Solve Health Inequity?

In this VNL Network Leader webinar, Bria Thomas re-introduces the concept of health equity and then demonstrates how network and systems mapping can be used to demonstrate linkages in the causes of inequity. We follow with a discussion led by Dr. Rose Hardy and Dr. Amanda Beacom, two VNL Network Scientists. They discuss and explore how network science and analysis can serve communities to achieve greater health equity.

Learn More About Networks and Health Equity!

Want to learn more about networls and health equity issues, along with our network analysis methods? Visit our Learning Lab for webinars, events and our online course launching this spring. We also want to thank the CU Denver Center on Network Science for their support and co-sponsorship of these network leadership programs. We could not do it without them!

About the Presenter: Bria Thomas M.P.H.

Bria Thomas Bria is a public health professional who is enthusiastic about technology and design. Through these interests, she aims to increase access to health information, reduce health disparities within underserved populations and improve individual’s overall quality of life. After receiving her bachelors degree in Psychology from Florida State University, and her masters degree in Public Health from the University of South Florida, she gained experience working in data management, data analysis, quantitative and qualitative research and social marketing. During her free time, she is not only a self-taught programmer, but a lover of good books, cycling and wine tasting. She is passionate about the issue of health inequities, and a self-taught network scientist.

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