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The Impact of Digital Media on Health Equity

Recorded On: 06/03/2020

The explosion and continued evolution of health information technologies have important social, cultural, and ethical implications for society. This presentation will examine how health information technologies impact health disparities and cautions to avoid the potential for bias and discrimination in predictive precision medicine.

Kadija Ferryman, PhD

Industry Assistant Professor, New York University Tandon School of Engineering

Dr. Kadija Ferryman is a cultural anthropologist who studies the social, cultural, and ethical implications of health information technologies. Specifically, her research examines the impacts of health risk prediction technologies as they relate to marginalized groups. She is currently a Researcher at the Data & Society Research Institute in New York where she leads the Fairness in Precision Medicine research study, which examines the potential for bias and discrimination in predictive precision medicine. She is also a Mozilla Fellow and will be examining how health information technologies address health disparities. 

William Riley, PhD,

Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health

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The Impact of Digital Media on Health Equity
06/03/2020 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  45 minutes
06/03/2020 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  45 minutes The explosion and continued evolution of health information technologies have important social, cultural, and ethical implications for society. This presentation will examine how health information technologies impact health disparities and cautions to avoid the potential for bias and discrimination in predictive precision medicine.
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