Dying While Black
Professor Vernellia R. Randall


Past HEALTH RELATED Speaking Engagements

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Access to Health Care for People of African Descent in Western Nations, To the Fourth Session of  The Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent,  Under the Theme   “Right to Health” (October 28, 2004)
Basic Health Advocacy Skills, Women Coming Together: Bridging Culture, Communities and Health, Columbus, OH (September 24, 2004).
Teaching Race in Health Care Law, AALS Workshop on Racial Justice: In a New Milennium From Brown to Grutter: Methods to Achieve Non-Discrimination and Comparable Racial Equality, Portland, Oregon, June 14, 2004.
Call for a State Health Care Anti-Discrimination Act,  Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care Treatment", Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts,  May 18, 2004
Dying While Black: Eliminating the Slave Health Deficit, Black Law Student Association, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, February 10, 2004
African American Women, Systemic Racism and Domestic Violence, Artemis Center for Alternatives to Domestic Violence, Dayton, OH, November 14, 2003
Race and Health Care (Panelist), Health Care Issues, League of Women Voters, Dayton OH, October 29, 2003
Social Justice and Reparations: Repairing the Slave Health Deficit, Distinguished Speaker for Social Justice Diversity Lecture, Santa Clara University School of Law,  Oct 2 - 3, 2003
 
Public Health Preparedness and Law in Communities of Color,  The Public's Health and the Law in the 21st Century: Second Annual Conference on Public Health Law" ,  Atlanta, Georgia,  Pending: June 17, 200
Health Care Professionals and Public Policy, Let Your Voice Be Hear: Becoming Expert Witnesses for the People, Ohio Nurses Foundation, Columbus, OH March 28, 2003
Eliminating the Slave Health Deficit: Using Reparations to Repair Black Health, South Texas College of Law,  Houston, TX, Feb. 25, 2003
Eliminating the Slave Health Deficit: Using Reparations to Repair Black Health, Springfield, OH, January 15, 2003
Pharmacological Industry and Medicine ,  13th Annual Medicine-Legal Symposium, University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio (January, 2003)
Eliminating the Slave Health Deficit: Using Reparations to Repair Black Health, Washington, DC 2002, July 2002
Eliminating Health Care Disparities: You Can Make A Difference!, Graduation Speaker, Wright State Medical School, June 10, 2002
Racism, Health and Sustainable Development, Cry of the Excluded: Poverty, Racism and Sustainable Development, 4th Preparatory Conference for World Summit on Sustainable Development, Bali, Indonesia, May 15 - May 30, 2002
Racism, Health and Reparations: The Slave Health Deficit, Reparations for Slavery and its legacy , Boalt Hall School of Law,  University of California, Berkeley (April 13, 2002)
 
Racism, Health and Reparations: The Slave Health Deficit, Race and Race Relations: Perspectives and Recommendation, The Third Annual Conference of the Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations, Gainesville, Fl (March 21, 2002)
All Blacks are Men! All Women are White! So What Am I?: Health Care, the Law and African American Women, Race Discrimination in Health Care, Race and Ethnic Ancestry Law Journal, Washington and Law University School of Law, Lexington, Va. (March 1, 2002)
Racism, Health and Reparations: The Slave Health Deficit, The Jamaican-Canadian Association, Toronto, Canada (February 12, 2002)
Pain Management,  12th Annual Medicine-Legal Symposium, University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio (February 2, 2002)
Race and Health, Panel Moderator, NGO Forum, World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, Durban, South Africa (August 29, 2001)
Regulating Racism in Health Care: Race, Racism and the Law, United Nations Research Institute, Durban South Africa  (August, 30, 2001)
Violation of Human Rights: Racism and Health in the United Nations, Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Geneva, Switzerland, (July 31, 2001)
Health of African and African Descendants, Vienna Conference For Africans and African Descendants, Vienna, Austria (April 27, 2001)
Avoiding Nursing Liability, 20th Annual Conference of the American Society of Peri-anaesthesia Nurses, Boston, Massachuset (April 3, 2001)
Health Care and the Elderly: Being Sick and Tired and Old in America, Workshop on Defining the Family in the Millennium, Association of American Law Schools, Palm Springs, California (March 31, 2001)
Health Care Deliver in America, EMERGE: Preparing Doctors to Serve Communities, Wright State Medical School, Dayton, OH (Oct 24, 2000).
Use of the Tobacco Settlement Money: How the Decisions Are Being Made, The 21st Annual Health Law Teachers Conference, The American Society of Law Medicine & Ethics, Cleveland, OH (June 9, 2000)
African Americans and the Master Settlement: Policy, Practices and Process, Special Populations Forum for African Americans in Tobacco Control, American Legacy Foundation, Atlanta, GA (May 17, 2000)
Race, Health and Environmental Issues, Race Rules: Equity, Justice and Public Policy, American University, Washington, DC (May 19-20, 2000).
Reaching the African American Community: Taking a Page from the Tobacco Industry, 2000 Illinois Chronic Disease Prevention Conferences, Illinois Department of Public Health, Dayton, Ohio (February 23, 2000).
Universal Health Care (Panelist), 10th Annual Medicine-Legal Symposium, University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio (February 2, 2000).
The Policy Implications of the Master Settlement on the African American Community, African Americans Education Network, Los Angeles, California (December 13, 1999).
The Policy Implications of the Master Settlement on the African American Community, African Americans in Tobacco Control Strategic Planing Retreat, Dallas, Texas (December 4-5, 1999).
Avoiding Tort Liability, Peri-Anesthesia Nurses Association, October 10, 1999 (Columbus).
The Tobacco Settlements: Race, Law & Policy, The 20th Annual Health Law Teachers Conference, Saint Louis University,  June 5, 1999 (St. Louis, Missouri)
 
Race and Health Care, Minority Law Day, Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College, April 2, 1999 (Portland, Or)
The Kiss of Death: Smoking, African American Community and the Tobacco Settlements, Smoking Cessation: A Family Affair, Tobacco Independence Campaign: A National Initiative, November 11, 1998 (Clearwater Beach, Florida)
The Effects of Tobacco Targeting on the African American Community, Miami Valley Regional Tobacco Coalition Members, Miami Valley Health Improvement Council, Inc., November 5, 1998.
Taking a Community  Approach to Preventing the Creation of a Biological Underclass, “19th Annual Health Law Teachers Conference” Houston, Texas (June 5, 1998).
Race and the Administration of Justice, “The Supreme Court of Ohio Judicial College”, Columbus, OH (May 6, 1998).
 
Smoking, the Proposed Tobacco Settlement and the African American Community, Tobacco Regulation: Personal Rights v.  Public Welfare, The University of Toledo Law Review, Toledo, OH,  March 20, 1998.
Conflicts of Interest in Medicine Today: The Legal Impact of a Changing Health Care System  (Panelist), 8th Annual Medicine-Legal Symposium, January 28, 1998.
Access to Health Care and Managed Care, Law and Medicine Health Care Conference, January 16, 1998
Impact of Managed Care on African American Communities, First Annual Meeting SCIOTO Valley Health Systems Agency, Columbus, OH, Nov. 20, 1997.
Current Legal and Ethical Issues in Maternal and Perinatal Health, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, Zanesville, OH, Nov. 7, 1997
Impact of Managed Care on African Americans, Wright State University School of Medicine Student National Medical Association (SNMA) chapter, 1997 SNMA Region V Regional Conference, Dayton, OH, Oct. 4, 1997.
The Impact of Managed Care on African American Women, Protecting Black Women, Montgomery County Combined Health District, Dayton, OH, Sept. 15, 1997.
Legal Issues and Health Educators, Salt Fork, OH, July 17, 1997.
Current Legal Issues in Maternal and Perinatal Health, Perinatal and Women’s Health Care: Challenges for the New Millennium, May 1, 1997.
Death and Dying in America, University of Dayton, College of Arts and Science, March 15 1997.
Death and Dying, Law and Medicine Health Care Conference, January 16, 1997
The Impact of Managed Care on African American Communities, Youngstown Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta and The Mahoning Valley Single Payer Health Care Coalition, December 9, 1996.
Trusting the Health Care System- An African American Perspective, Clinical Management of HIV Disease, Midwest AIDS Training & Education Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo. (November 15, 1996).
Why Document? Avoiding Legal Liability, Documentation and Ethics: The Legal Aspects, The Neonatal Resuscitation Team Coalition, Dayton, OH (October 29, 1996).
Managed Care and the Impact on Women, Women Coming Together: The Wisdom of Culturally-Based Health Care, Columbus, OH (September 27, 1996).
Teaching Race, Gender, and Class in Health Care Law, Health Law Teachers Conference, American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Wilmington, Delaware (June 3, 1996) 
Race and Bio-ethics, Health Law Teachers Conference, American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Wilmington, Delaware (June 3, 1996).
Avoiding Nursing Malpractice: Understanding What the Law Expects, Celebrating Our Specialty, Dayton Area Post Anesthesia Nurses Association, Dayton, OH (May 19, 1996).
Race and Health Care, Managed Care, Medicaid and Corporate Responsibility, American Society of Law, Medicine and Health Care, University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD (April 19, 1996).
The Hollow Piercing Scream: An Ode to Black Faculty in the Tenure Canal, Midwestern People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, St. Louis University School of Law, (March 27-29, 1996).
Slavery, Segregation and Racism: It Ain’t Always Easy to Trust the Health Care system, Institute of Health Law, St. Louis University School of Law, (March 26, 1996).
Our Bodies, Ourselves: Women of Color and Health, Forging Forward: Women of Color and the Law, Harvard Women of Color Collective, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass. (February 28-29, 1996).
Managed Care Liability, University of Dayton and Wright State Medical School, Dayton, OH (January 22, 1996).
critiquing Section 1115 Medicaid Waivers, Protecting Consumers, Seton Hall, Newark, New Jersey (November, 1995).
Legal Issues for Intensive Care Nurses, Topeka Hospital (October, 1995).
Documentation Strategies for School Health Nurses, Advances in School Health Nursing, National Association of School Nurses, Columbus, Ohio, August 18-19, (1995).
Ohio School Nursing Law, Wright State University, School of Public Health, School Nurse Certification, August 15-17, 1995.
Legal Issues for Nurses, Darke County Nursing Education Council, Greenville, OH April 12, 1995.
Managed Care and Malpractice: the Impact on Women of Color, American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Naples, FL January 5, 1995.
Maternal Child Health Nurses and the Law, Eleventh Annual Maternal Child Health Symposium, Issues and Trends of the 90's, Dayton, OH  October 19-20, 1994.
Families, Communities and Health Care Reform, Center for the Study of Family Development, Families & Communities in Partnership: School, Communities, Church, & Human Services, Dayton, Ohio July 28-30, 1994.
Mainstreaming Medicaid: The HMO Experience, United Hospital Fund, Medicaid Managed Care: Making Experience Matter, New York, NY July 12, 1994.
Legalities of School Nursing, Ohio Association of School Nurses, Akron, Ohio, April 29, 1994.
Health Care Reform and Women, Celebrating Our Strengths in Today's Changing World, 1st Annual Conference for Women, Dayton, Ohio, April 28, 1994.
Health Care Reform and Women of Color, A Symposium on Women's Health and the Law, The Women's Rights Law Reporter, Newark, New Jersey, April 6, 1994.
Health Care Reform and Ethnic Americans, Fifth Annual Midwestern People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, Columbia Missouri, March 26, 1994.
Ethnic Elders and Health Care Reform,  Healthy Aging: The Changing Reality, Fifteenth Annual Miami Valley Gerontology Council Conference, Dayton, Ohio, March 25, 1994.
Health Care Reform and Families of Color,  Youth and Families of Color: What's Going On?, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Feb. 18, 1994.
President Clinton's National Health Care Reform, Dayton Trust and Estate Planning Group, Dayton, Ohio, Fen. 10, 1994.
Medical Malpractice Reform as a Part of Health Care Reform, 4th Annual Medical-Legal Symposium, Wright State University School of Medicine and University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, Jan. 26, 1994.
Ensuring (E)qual(ity) Health Care for Poor Americans, Key Presenter, The Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Law Fellowship Program, Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York, December 3 & 4, 1993.
Summit'93: The Regional Summit on Health Care Reform, Convener: Civil Rights/Political Organizations, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 5 & 6, 1993.
Protecting the Child - Protects Yourself: School Nursing Malpractice, Keynote Speaker, Dayton School Nursing Association, Dayton, Ohio, Oct. 15, 1993.
Managed Care and Ethnic Americans, Managed Care: Ensuring Equity for the Underserved, Sixth National Conference, Nashville, Tenn., October 4-4, 1993.
Health Care Reform and Black Women's Health Agenda,  Body and Soul: The Black Women's Health Agenda 2000, The National Black Women's Health Project, Presenter, Detroit, Michigan, July 16-18, 1993.
Health Care Reform: Prohibiting Discrimination in the Health Care Industry,  NAACP National Convention, Continuing Legal Education, Indianapolis, Indiana, Speaker, July 9, 1993.
The Right to Die: Death, Dignity, and the Law, Panelist, The Meetinghouse Forum of Forest Chapel United Methodist Church, Forest Park, Ohio, May 6, 1993.
Summit'93 - African American Prescription for Health, Participant representing Ohio Commission on Minority Health, Washington D.C., May 2-3, 1993.
Protecting the Child - Protects Yourself: School Nursing Malpractice, Keynote Speaker, Ohio School Nursing Association (OSNA), Dayton, Ohio, May 1, 1993.
Justice and Health Care II, King's College, University of London, London, England, Respondent, March 18-19, 1993.
American With Disabilities Act: Implications for Physician Practice, 3rd Annual Medical-Legal Symposium, Wright State University School of Medicine and University of Dayton School of Law, Panelist, January 27, 1993.
Non-Economic Issues of Access in Minority Communities, AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care, American Association of Law Schools, Speaker, January 8, 1993.
Liability Committed at Sponsored Events, Tort Liability for Charitable Religious and Non-Profit Institutions, American Bar Association National Institute, Speaker, December 3, 1992.
Legislating the Road to Good Health, Prescription for Good Health: A Vision for the Future of Minority Health, Ohio Commission on Minority Health, Columbus Ohio, Speaker, Oct. 2, 1992.
Health Care in the Black Community: Barriers and Remedies,  NAACP National Convention, Continuing Legal Education, Nashville, Tenn., Speaker, July 10, 1992.
Racist Health Care: Reforming an Unjust Health Care System to meet the needs of African American, Justice and Health Care I, Case Western Reserve School of Law, Presenter/Speaker, March 27, 1992.
Clinical Practice Parameters, Law and Medicine Symposium, University of Dayton School of Law, January 29, 1992.
African American Students: Exploring Perceptions, Assumptions and Practices, Faculty Development Day, University of Dayton, December, 1991.
Stay Out of Jail: Nursing Malpractice, The Villa Convalescent Center, Dayton, OH, September 1991.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Public Health Tragedy and Legal Problem, Health Law Teachers Conference, American Society of Law and Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, May 30, 1991.
Current Issues in Bio-ethics, Health Law Seminar, Northern Kentucky University, February 1, 1991.
Issues in Bio-ethics and the Law, Capital University Adult Degree Program, November 26, 1990.
What is an Intentional Tort, Intentional Tort Seminar, Industrial Commission of Ohio, October 15, 1990.
Medical Treatment Decisions at the End of Life, A Law and Medicine Symposium, University of Dayton, September 26, 1990.
Interpreting Medical Records in the Personal Injury Setting, Bullivant, Houser, Bailey, Pendergrass & Hoffman, May 1989.
Bio-ethics and the Law: Death Control,  Health Care Law Committee, Oregon State Bar, Co-chair/panelist, May 1989.
Legal Issues Related to School Health Services for the Chronically Ill Child, Washington County Education Service District, Portland, Oregon, May 1989.
Legal Issues Related to School Health Services for the Chronically Ill Child, Washington County Education Service District, Portland, Oregon, May 1989.
Nursing Home Liability, Oregon Health Care Association, Annual Meeting, Panelist, September 1988.

 

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