Impact of Socioeconomic Factors on Health – Washington Post Live.

Speakers will discuss how various societal issues – including poverty, lack of education, food insecurity, and poor housing conditions – have a powerful effect on our everyday health. Discussions will examine how local governments, the food industry and the medical community are approaching these concerns and what innovative solutions are being developed.

Additional Speakers include:

  • Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Research Professor, Community Health and Prevention, Drexel University
  • Eric Adjepong, Chef/co-owner Pinch & Plate, public health advocate, and recent Top Chef finalist
  • Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Permanente (Sponsor Speaker)

The Washington Post Live is The Post’s live journalism platform for extended, on-the-record newsmaking conversations live-streamed on Washington Post Live’s web site and available on Facebook and Twitter. Washington Post reporters host these programs covering politics, policy and culture. This special series and other Washington Post Live programs are made available to external media and other sites across the country.

Kathy O’Hearn is the Executive Producer of Washington Post Live. Kristine Coratti is the General Manager of Washington Post Live.

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