IPHA Annual Business Meeting | December 14, 2023 at 1:00PM CST

All active IPHA members are invited to attend. Each paid member carries one vote in Association business matters. Zoom link and materials will be posted one week prior to the meeting.

Upcoming Events

Obesity Stigma and Health Inequities

Examining the Social and Psychological Consequences of Weight Bias in Healthcare and Beyond
April 19, 2024 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm


This webinar delves into the pervasive issue of obesity stigma and its profound impact on individuals' health and well-being. It will explore how societal perceptions and stereotypes surrounding obesity contribute to discrimination in healthcare settings and beyond. The presentation will discuss the social and psychological consequences experienced by individuals facing weight bias, such as reduced access to quality healthcare, decreased self-esteem, and mental health challenges. Additionally, it will address the broader implications of weight stigma on public health and strategies to mitigate its effects, fostering greater awareness and understanding of this critical issue.

Guest Speaker

Ifeoluwa Adesoye; Intern, Illinois Public Health Association

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Funding provided by HRSA grant 22-124; Community Health Worker Training Program. Funding is also provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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