The Power of Diversity Lecture Series continues Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 3 p.m. with “How to Approach Racism as a Public Health Crisis: Lessons in Healing from the Biology of Wound Repair.” The lecture features speaker Scott Frank, associate professor in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences and the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the CWRU School of Medicine.
Frank is a public health and family medicine educator, researcher and practitioner. His research interests include behavior change, smoking cessation, substance abuse, clinical assessment of stress and the role of spirituality and religion in the medical setting.
Frank has authored and co-authored numerous scholarly articles. He is a member of several national and local organizations, including the Association of Ohio Health Commissioners and the Ohio Public Health Association; and he is on the executive board of the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research and on the board of the Greater Cleveland Hospital Association.