Date & Time
Monday, April 29, 2024, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
122 Impact of Correctional Health on Population Health*

This talk will delve into the history of incarceration in the world and the United States and its current state, examining the root causes of mass incarceration in the United States with focus on systemic discrimination. Discussion will include the impact of mass incarceration on the overall health of our communities and potential short-term and long-term interventions.

Educational Objectives

  • Define the current state of incarceration in the United States
  • Assess the impact of pretrial detention on the exponential growth in incarceration
  • Explain disparities including health disparities that face the incarcerated population and their impact on the overall health of the community