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From Camp to Community: Japanese American Health Care

Naomi Hirahara, Writer

Kenneth Babamoto, Pfizer Health Solutions
Gwenn Jensen, Consulting Anthropologist & Oral Historian

Topic: Diversity, Democracy, and Social Justice
Date: Saturday, July 5, 2008
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Location: Capitol 7, 4th Floor

This panel, consisting of a medical anthropologist and a medical historian whose research focuses on the World War II health care of Japanese Americans, along with the director of a community health organization concerned with the health challenges faced by Japanese Americans today, will address past, present, and persisting health care concerns, problems, services, and solutions pertaining to the Nikkei population.

JANM_EnduringCommunities_20080705-japanese-american-health-care.mp3 (19.7 MB)