Sirry Alang

Sirry Alang: Health Disparities and Inequities; Mental Health and Mental Health Services, Global Health

Sirry Alang, associate professor of sociology and health, medicine, and society at the Lehigh College of Arts and Sciences, is a health disparities and inequities expert whose research explores the role of social structures and institutions in creating inequities in health status and many health outcomes across the globe.

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Media highlights

  • The Appeal: Professor Alang comments on the data seeing neighborhoods with the most COVID deaths and cases are racially segregated neighborhoods. (5/5/20)
  • Axios: Professor Alang discusses the stress Coronavirus has on parents and the potential long term impact. (4/19/20)
  • The Morning Call: Professor Alang discuss racial inequities in the impact of COVID-19 (4/19/20)
  • Axios: Professor Alang discusses ways to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 to groups at higher risk. (4/4/20)
  • The Morning Call: Professor Alang shares her expertise on ways people can stay connected during this time of social distance and why it’s important. (4/2/20)

To talk to this expert, please contact communications@lehigh.edu.

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