Dr. Dillon is a professor in the communication studies department at the University of Memphis. Grounded in the ethnographic tradition, his work explores the intersection of culture, structure, marginalization and health communication. His specific focus looks at how large-scale social, political, and economic configurations influence meanings and actions related to health, particularly in the realm of racial/ethnic health disparities.
What are health disparities?
How disparities manifest themselves
Importance of awareness
The most effective methods for intervention
Culture-centered approach (CCA) to reducing health disparities
Projecting CCA in a larger framework
A call to action: how can we contribute individually?
The future for health disparities