Health care disparities in foster care focus of alumna's Nov. 18 talk

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Health care disparities in foster care focus of alumna’s Nov. 18 talk

Sarah Beal
Sarah Beal

Sarah Beal will give a talk on “Understanding Disparities in Health Care Access and Use for Youth in Foster Care” at 1 p.m. Nov. 18 via Zoom.

The talk is free and open to the public. Register here to participate and receive the Zoom link.

Sarah Beal, a Husker alumna, is an associate professor in the division of behavioral medicine and clinical psychology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She is also the scientific director for the Comprehensive Health Evaluations for Cincinnati’s Kids Foster Care Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Her research focuses on the impact of child welfare and health care involvement on trajectories of development and health for adolescents in foster care. She received her doctorate in developmental psychology from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

This talk is a part of the Minority Health Disparities Initiative’s Health Equity Speaker Series.

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