Please join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Samuel Merritt University for an evening with Dr. Tina Sacks.
Dr. Sacks is an assistant professor at UC Berkeley's School of Social Welfare. Her fields of interest include racial inequities in health, social determinants of health, poverty and inequality. Dr. Sacks focuses on how macro-structural forces, including structural discrimination and immigration, affect women’s health. Her current work investigates the persistence of racial and gender discrimination in health care settings among racial/ethnic minorities who are not poor. Her next major project explores the implications of the infamous U.S. Public Health Service Tuskegee Syphilis Study on the study’s direct descendants. Professor Sacks's has been published in Race and Social Problems, Qualitative Social Work, Family and Community Health, Health Affairs, the New Yorker, and MSNBC News.
Free Event and all are Welcome-Reception to Follow