On December 9, Dr. Shannon Zenk delivered the 2020 Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture in the Science of Complementary Therapies hosted by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).
In her lecture titled “All Health Is Not Created Equal: Where You Live Matters,” Dr. Zenk discussed the science behind social determinants of health and how vital integrative or multilevel approaches are when addressing health and health inequities.
The video is available to view via Videocast.
Distinguished Lecture Series
The Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture Series was established to honor the founding director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (renamed the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health in 2014). The Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture, the premier lecture at our Center, features leading figures in science and medicine. The lecture series is supported by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health with a generous gift from Bernard and Barbro Osher.