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News Posted on December 9, 2016

Professor Pruitt Speaks at UC Davis Health System Symposium

Professor Lisa R. Pruitt spoke at the UC Davis Health System 2016 Advancing Pain Relief Symposium on November 30, delivering a talk on “Prescription Drug Overdoses and Rising Mortality Rates: A Reflection of Despair.”

Lisa R. Pruitt, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor at UC Davis School of Law, is a scholar whose recent work explores the legal relevance of rural spatiality, including how it inflects dimensions of gender, race, and ethnicity.  Pruitt's work also considers rural-urban difference in transnational and international contexts.