june, 2019

tue04jun8:00 am9:30 amWashington Post Livewapo.st/americashealthfuture2019The Washington Post Live Center, 1301 K St NW, Washington DC, 20071


Event Details

Topic:  Impact of socioeconomic factors  on health

Speakers include Deepak Chopra, Eric Adjepong, Shiriki K. Kumanyika, and other health experts

Event will be live streamed at wapo.st/americashealthfuture2019

On Tuesday, June 4th, public health advocates, academics, and integrative medicine pioneer Deepak Chopra, MD will join The Washington Post Live for America’s Health Future to examine the pivotal impact of socioeconomic factors on human health. Chopra will talk one-on-one with The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart to discuss the social impact of our pervasive digital culture on our overall health.

Speakers will discuss how various societal issues – including poverty, lack of education, food insecurity, and poor housing conditions – have a powerful effect on our everyday health. Discussions will examine how local governments, the food industry and the medical community are approaching these concerns and what innovative solutions are being developed.

Additional Speakers include:

  • Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Research Professor, Community Health and Prevention, Drexel University
  • Eric Adjepong, Chef/co-owner Pinch & Plate, public health advocate, and recent Top Chef finalist
  • Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Permanente (Sponsor Speaker)

The Washington Post Live is The Post’s live journalism platform for extended, on-the-record newsmaking conversations live-streamed on Washington Post Live’s web site and available on Facebook and Twitter. Washington Post reporters host these programs covering politics, policy and culture. This special series and other Washington Post Live programs are made available to external media and other sites across the country.


(Tuesday) 8:00 am - 9:30 am ET


The Washington Post Live Center

1301 K St NW, Washington DC, 20071