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President’s Lecture Series on Justice, Equity and Inclusion Kicks Off Sept. 28

UHD President Loren J. Blanchard

The President’s Lecture Series on Justice, Equity and Inclusion will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., Tuesday Sept. 28 addressing the topic of Inclusive Excellence: COVID-19 and Health Equity in Communities of Color.

UHD President Loren J. Blanchard’s special guests will include four noted medical experts including.

  • Dr. Bettina M. Beech, Clinical Professor, Population Health, University of Houston
  • Dr. Brian Reed, Chair, Clinical Sciences, University of Houston
  • Dr. Stephen Spann, Founding Dean, College of Medicine & Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Houston
  • Dr. LeChauncy Woodard, Founding Director of the Humana Integrated Health System Sciences Institute, University of Houston

To sign up for the event, register online.


About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 54,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.