Five Things about Medical Racism
Faculty 101With Deirdre Cooper Owens
She teaches students about the history of pandemics. Her work is known all over the country. And a book she wrote was used as a reference for a popular series on HBO. Deirdre Cooper Owens is the Charles and Linda Wilson Professor in the History of Medicine and Director of the Humanities in Medicine program at UNL. In this episode she explains why African Americans don’t always trust the medical system and steps she’s taking to make a change.