Social Justice and Equality, Virtual Library of Resources

*Alert* UNC is discontinuing its Sakai platform. Vic is relocating/reconstructing the resources he has made available in Sakai during and following the course. You can access the in-progress version at (as of 5/18/2024, the version in Sakai can still be accessed)


"Social Justice and Equality - in search of John Cassel's epidemiology"
A seminar course, EPID799C, taught by Bill Jenkins and Vic Schoenbach during spring semesters of 2014-2017.

About the course     Schedule overview     Student advice     2017 course materials*
[*materials should be publicly accessible; to view a recorded class, send email to Vic.]< br/> [Actually, since UNC is closing down Sakai, Vic has to post new links!]

Featuring Vic's Virtual library of resources
(Example folders: Big challenges for public health; Choice, decision-making, cognition, neuroscience; Commercial interests; Demography, economics, geography; Education, schools, early childhood, youth; Environmental and occupational; Epidemiology, behavioral science, biological science, physical science; History and biography; Individuals, organizations, networks; Origins of our planet, life, and ourselves; Political economy; Practice resources; Public institutions, NGOs, philanthropy; Racism, sexism, stereotyping, hate groups; Religion and Ideology; Social medicine; Student protest; Government, voter-suppression, voting-counting irregularities; Transcendental Meditation and the David Lynch Foundation; UNC, NC, US policies and resources)

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Recorded interviews with UNC faculty and alumni (including John Anderson, Ronald Aubert, Lana Dial, Edward Ellis, John Hatch, M. Anita Page Holmes, Barbara Hulka, Michel Ibrahim, Sherman James, Bill Jenkins, Bert Kaplan, David Kleinbaum, David McCoy, Lauren McCullough, Bernice Otudeko, Cheryl Blackmore Prince, Theodore Parrish, Barbara Pullen-Smith, Diane Rowley, David Savitz, Victor Schoenbach, Carl Shy, Victoria Motley Washington, Allen Wilcox, Steve Wing, Stephen Zyzanski).

Vic Schoenbach's presentations including

Why haven't compelling epidemiologic data eliminated health disparities?, Victor J. Schoenbach. Presented September 23, 2017 at the American College of Epidemiology Minority Affairs Committee Workshop, New Orleans, LA (Slides, recording coming; an earlier version was presented on September 20 in the UNC Social Epidemiology Seminar)

The ACE Minority Affairs Committee looks toward our second quarter century, Victor J. Schoenbach. Presented September 23, 2017 at the American College of Epidemiology Minority Affairs Committee Workshop, New Orleans, LA (Slides, recording coming)

Epidemiology, equity, economics, evolution, and enlightenment, Victor J. Schoenbach. Presented August 24, 2016 in the Social Epidemiology Seminar, UNC Department of Epidemiology (Slides, 40-minute audio recording)

Health Disparities - Broader Perspectives, Victor J. Schoenbach. Presented April 11, 2016
at UNC AcademyHealth Lightning Talks on "Health Disparities" (slides, 15-minute audio recording)

A Consequential Future for Epidemiology, Victor J. Schoenbach. Presented September 8, 2014 at the
American College of Epidemiology (link) annual meeting, lunch sesson on
"Epidemiology: Foundations Laid - Lessons Learned - Directions Charted to Address Continuing Challenges" (Word document)

Translating Epidemiologic Findings into Action to Eliminate Disparities , Victor J. Schoenbach. Presented May 24, 2013
at the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University (60-minute video recording)

Behavioral Epidemiology - Expanding the Boundaries, Victor J. Schoenbach. Presented September 1995 at the American College of Epidemiology annual meeting (Word document)

Vic's home page, including Vic's scrapbook and Vic's YouTube channel

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