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Bullitt Club Lecture Series: Rick Mizelle

February 1, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Diabetes and the American Century

February 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Bullitt Club Lecture Series Presents

Rick Mizelle
Associate Professor of History, University of Houston.

History of Chagas Disease: Science and Health in Brazil

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Diabetes has played a key role in multiple twentieth century movements. This talk focuses on the Civil Rights and Post-Civil Rights era to rethink the importance of chronic disease and social activism in America.


Richard McKinley Mizelle, Jr. is Associate Professor of History at the University of Houston. His research, writing, and lecturing focuses on the history of race and healthcare politics, chronic disease, environmental health, and the historical connections between gender, identity, and ethnicity in medicine.


February 1, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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