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ORWH Hosts 2nd Lecture in ‘Diverse Voices: Covid-19’ Series, June 24

Dr. Tonia Poteat
Dr. Tonia Poteat will be featured in an upcoming presentation hosted by ORWH.
Dr. Lisa Bowleg
Dr. Lisa Bowleg will also be a featured presenter.

On Thursday, June 24 from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, NIH’s Office of Research on Women’s Health will host “Analysis and Action: Applications of Intersectionality in Covid-19,” the second lecture in the Diverse Voices: Covid-19, Intersectionality and the Health of Women speaker series. 

This virtual presentation will feature two speakers. Dr. Lisa Bowleg of George Washington University will discuss her commentary, “We’re Not All in This Together: On Covid-19, Intersectionality and Structural Inequality,” published in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH). 

Dr. Tonia Poteat of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will speak about her AJPH article, “Navigating the Storm: How to Apply Intersectionality to Public Health in Times of Crisis.” 

ORWH’s Diverse Voices series aims to disseminate key Covid-19 research findings that are relevant to diverse groups of women and incorporate a multidimensional sex-and-gender focus. Speakers present, in plain language, specific takeaways from their publication for researchers, clinicians and the public. 

To participate in this webinar, register here. More information about the event is available at

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