Spirometry and Race-Based Medicine: Past and Present
This talk covers the topic of Spirometry and race-based medicine from the past to the present.
- History of concept of race – what is meant by “race is a social construct”.
- Ideas about inherent racial differences in lung function.
- Social determinants of racial differences in lung function.
- How race-based spirometry may contribute to health disparitie
Dr. Gabrielle Liu, MD is a Pulmonologist in Chicago. She graduated from The Univeristy of Chicaco Hospital – Roosevelt University. She is currently an Instructor of Medicine at Northwestern University in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She engages in research on early predictors of interstitial lung disease under the NIH F32 grant. She is interested in interstitial lung disease, population health, environmental health, and understanding the transition from lung health to lung disease.
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