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Media Advisory: UAlbany Department of Women’s Studies Presents Panel Discussion
Health Care Justice: Why We Need It and How We Can Get It

Contact: Catherine Herman (518) 437-4980

ALBANY, N.Y. (November 2, 2005)

What: The University at Albany Department of Women’s Studies presents their annual Joan E. Schulz Endowment Lecture, Health Care Justice: Why We Need It and How We Can Get It.

Who: Byllye Avery, Founding President, National Black Women’s Health Project; President, Avery Institute for Social Change; leading women’s health care activist for more than 25 years will present the lecture


Andrew Coates, M.D., Co-Chair, Capital District Chapter Physicians for a National Health Program

Angela Lewin, BSW, CASAC, Vice President, Whitney M. Young, Jr., Health Center, Inc.

Bonnie Spanier, Ph.D., Department of Women’s Studies, UAlbany, Co-Founder, Capital Region Action Against Breast Cancer (CRAAB!)

Co-sponsored by: Capital District Gay and Lesbian Community Center; Capital Region Action Against Breast Cancer (CRAAB!); Center for Women in Government and Civil Society; Family Planning Advocates of New York State; In Our Own Voices; UAlbany Institute for Research on Women; New York State Labor-Religion Coalition; MergerWatch Project; New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault; Physicians for a National Health Program; and Whitney M. Young Jr., Health Center, Inc. Partly funded by University Auxiliary Services.

When: Thursday, November 3, 2005, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Page Hall, UAlbany Downtown Campus. The event is free and open to the public.


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