Green discusses health disparities on PBS Wisconsin in Black & White series

Tiffany Green, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Reproductive and Population Health, sat down with other experts  to discuss the impacts of race on social determinants of health in Wisconsin as part of the PBS Wisconsin in Black & White series:

“Black people, Indigenous people are disproportionately likely to be in impoverished and socially-stratified circumstances…we know that having unstable housing, not having enough food, being poor, those contribute to outcomes.”

Green and other experts noted how the health of Black patients is negatively impacted by many factors including income gaps and unequal access to healthy food. Their conversation also explained a program that helps combat the social, economic, and environmental factors that limit Black Wisconsinites from getting the health care that they need.

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**by Ob-Gyn Communications Intern Paige Stevenson