Tue, May 23|
Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy and Myths among Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants
This workshop is geared towards assisting individuals who work in social service and/or healthcare settings. You will gain key information in the planning and development of community-based actions to assist refugee, immigrant, and migrant communities in vaccine uptake.
Time & Location
May 23, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT
About the Event
Dr. Kelechi Ibe-Lamberts is a Clinical Associate Professor in Community Health at the University of Illinois-Chicago School of Public Health. His research work specifically involves matters related to refugee/immigrant health and the development of transnational ties among Black immigrants. He identifies as a 1.5 generation Transnational Nigerian American. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, he immigrated to the United States at the age of 8, where he grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He received his undergraduate and doctorate degrees in Community Health from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Additionally he serves as the
Chair for the APHA Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health and also hosts a podcast titled "My Black is Transnational".