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Founder of MP3 Health Group keynote speaker at Creighton Health Disparities Seminar

Magda PeckMagda Peck, Ph.D., will deliver the keynote address at 1 p.m., April 30 during the ninth annual Addressing Health Disparities Seminar in the Hixson-Lied Science Building Auditorium at Creighton University.

Peck founded the MP3 Health Group in 2015 to promote leadership, collaboration and change for healthier and more just communities. Peck is an advocate of justice in health and well being for children, women and families. From 2012-2015, she served as the dean of the Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

In 1988, Peck founded CityMatCH, a national public health leadership organization dedicated to improving maternal and child health in America’s cities. She has served on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention national select panel on preconception health and health care and on the Institute of Medicine’s committee on preventive services for women, whose recommendations were implemented as part of President Obama’s health care law in 2012.

Peck holds a master’s and doctorate degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

The Addressing Health Disparities Seminar will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hixson-Lied Science Building Auditorium on the Creighton campus. Find a full list of seminar speakers here.

Creighton University is a Jesuit, Catholic university bridging health, law, business and the arts and sciences for a more just world.