Dis-Equity in the U.S. Today: Going beyond our professional and personal comfort zones – March 4

Sheafor Event 2019


Taking on the difficult subject matter of effectively addressing and resolving persistent health, social, economic, racial, and political inequalities in the U.S., the School of Social Work presents the Brad Sheafor Lecture in Social Work featuring Dr. Darrell P. Wheeler, Ph.D., MPH, ACSW, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY.

The second biennial Brad Sheafor Lecture is Monday, Mar. 4, from 5-7 p.m. in the Colorado State University Lory Student Center Ballroom D. Appetizers and a cash bar will be served at 5 p.m.; the lecture will begin at 6 p.m.

Dr. Wheeler’s presentation will highlight professional social work and trans-disciplinary contributions, challenges, and future directions that support and at times impede progress toward actualization of an “American Dream.”

WHAT: 2nd Biennial Brad Sheafor Lecture, “Dis-Equity in the U.S.Today: Going beyond our professional and personal comfort zones”

WHERE: Lory Student Center Ballroom D, Colorado State University, 1101 Central Ave Mall, Fort Collins, CO 80521

WHEN: Monday, March 4, 5 p.m. appetizers & cash bar, 6 p.m. lecture

R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. using this link: https://col.st/1nK6u

About the presenter

Nationally recognized leader, educator, and scholar Darrell P. Wheeler, Ph.D., MPH, ACSW is provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Iona College. Dr. Wheeler’s research interests include evaluation of health equity, race, and gender; identification and exploration of individual and communal resiliency in HIV prevention and intervention among African American & Black gay, bisexual, and transgender communities; and professional practices that promote positive health outcomes. His research has been recognized nationally and internationally, and has been funded by NIH NIMH, CDC, and SAMHSA.

About the Brad Sheafor Lecture Series

Brad Sheafor dedicated 38 years to Colorado State University and its School of Social Work. The Brad Sheafor Lecture Series honors his leadership and contributions to social work, both locally and nationally.