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Health Behind Bars
October 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
Please join us for this panel featuring Dr. Michele DiTomas, chief physician at the California Correctional Medical Facility and director of hospice for incarcerated men; Dr. Homer Venters, a physician and epidemiologist and a nationally recognized leader in health and human rights; and Karamet Reiter, associate professor of Criminology, Law & Society in UC Irvine’s School of Law. The speakers will discuss the challenges and opportunities related to health and law in prisons, including topics such as supermax prisons, solitary confinement, mental health, hospice and end-of-life care, and the role of prison doctors.
Refreshments served. Space is limited.