Law’s Ruqaiijah Yearby presents, publishes on racial disparity in health care

Ruqaiijah Yearby, professor of law and associate director of the Law-Medicine Center, recently published two academic works: the article “Breaking the Cycle of ‘Unequal Treatment’: Using Health Care Reform to Address Racial Disparities in Health Care” in the University of Connecticut Law Review, and the book chapter “Racial Disparities in Health Care and Health” in Sage Debates in Health Care.

In addition, Yearby presented twice this year at Howard University, on the “Breaking the Cycle” paper and on “Engaged Scholars: Opportunities for Advocacy and ‘Shameless Self-Promotion’ Outside of the Classroom.” She also served as a guest lecturer in an Access to Health Care Class at Loyola Chicago School of Law on “Racial Disparities in Health Care.”