U of M Business School is Studying the Ways Racism Impacts your Health led by Dr. Bill Lovejoy

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Dr. Bill Lovejoy boasts a distinguished 30-year tenure as a professor at the University of Michigan, where his expertise spans the realms of academia and business. His academic journey, rooted in a background in mathematics, has been enriched by extensive travels around the globe, affording him unique opportunities to showcase the alignment of his talents with both scholarly pursuits and practical business applications. Currently, Dr. Lovejoy leads a pivotal survey study at the University of Michigan, delving into the emotional toll experienced by African Americans living in a racially charged society. Drawing upon his wealth of experience and scholarly insight gained from reviewing previous studies on the psychological impacts of racism on Black Americans, he spearheads this crucial examination. Partnering with the Ross School of Business, the University of Michigan Detroit Center is set to host an afternoon event on Saturday, May 4, 2024, inviting African Americans aged 18 and above to anonymously share their perspectives through a one-hour survey session. Dr. Lovejoy’s forthcoming discussion promises to illuminate the findings of this study and elucidate its significance in addressing pressing societal issues.

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