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Beyond the Book: Under the Skin

October 16, 2023 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Anti-Racism Task Force is holding a book club event at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 16, 2023. The following is from the event description:

Beyond the Book is a book club for members of the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences community to come together and discuss the book Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation by Linda Villarosa.

The book club will meet virtually from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. according to this schedule:

  • Monday, September 18: chapters one and two
  • Monday, October 16: chapters three and four
  • Monday, November 13: chapters five and six
  • Monday, December 11: chapter 7 through the afterword


The book may be available in local libraries and is available in print, e-book, and audiobook wherever books are sold. Co-chairs of Beyond the Book are Teri Lassiter, assistant professor and assistant dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion at the School of Public Health and a core faculty member of Rutgers Global Health Institute, and Patricia Whitley-Williams, professor and senior associate dean of inclusion and diversity at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.


Register in advance to attend (required). For more information, email


October 16, 2023
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Online event


Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences – Anti-Racism Task Force
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