Health Disparities in the United States

This session examines disparities such as social class, race, ethnicity and social determinants in the United States health care system. We review and compare current systems, including a universal health care system approach.

Speaker

Stepanka Korytova-Magstadt

A migration historian educated in the U.K., the United States and the Czech Republic, Stepanka currently teaches online courses dealing with global history and researches global human trafficking. Stepanka published a book on Czech migration to the Midwest titled “To Reap a Bountiful Harvest: Czech Emigration to Beyond the Mississippi River, 1860-1900.” She taught Czech language and culture courses at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.