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Dr. Emily Wang: Mass Incarceration and Health (Health & Veritas Ep. 20)

On the Health & Veritas podcast, Yale physician-professors Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz talk about the latest news and ideas in healthcare and seek out the truth amid the noise. In the latest episode, they’re joined by Dr. Emily Wang, director of Yale’s SEICHE Center for Health and Justice, to discuss the health effects of mass incarceration on the imprisoned and their families and communities.

A patient in a prison infirmary, seen through a window

A patient in the infirmary at Las Colinas Women’s Detention Facility in Santee, California, in April 2020. 

Photo: Sandy Huffaker/AFP via Getty Images
  • Howard P. Forman
    Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Economics, Public Health, and Management; Co-founder, Pozen-Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Health Equity Leadership, MD/MBA Program, and MBA for Executives Program
  • Harlan M. Krumholz
    Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation
  • Emily Wang
    Professor of Medicine and of Public Health; Co-director, Center for Research Engagement, Internal Medicine; Director, SEICHE Center for Health and Justice

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