Shiny Epi People
Shiny Epi People
Apr 17, 2021
Bonnie Swenor, PhD on visibility of disabled people and veggie party trays
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Bonnie Swenor is an epidemiologist and associate professor at The Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute and the Epidemiology Department at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is the founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center, which addresses health inequities for people with disabilities. Bonnie's career is motivated by her personal experience with visual impairment, and today she shares with me how her visual impairment has shaped her personal and professional lives, how we can avoid erasing disabled people, the social model of disability, veggie party trays, being on the college boxing team, and more!

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