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Courageous Conversation around Obesity, Healthy Lifestyles, and Black Women.

October 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Courageous Conversations

Black Women’s Health Imperative is pleased to host a Courageous Conversation around Obesity, Healthy Lifestyles, and Black Women. This virtual discussion will address health and disease disparities impacting Black women through the framework of  Education, Awareness, and Access. It is imperative that organizations, healthcare experts, policymakers, corporations, and community work together to address the obesity issue through culturally sensitive interventions. It launches on Tuesday, October 27th, at 7:00 pm EST and features:

Moderator:

  • Lesli Foster, WUSA9 WEEKNIGHT ANCHOR 

Panelists:

  • Linda Goler Blount, MPH
    President and CEO Black Women’s Health Imperative 
  • Michael Knight, MD, MSHP
    Obesity & Weight Management
    Assistant Professor of Medicine and Patient Safety Officer at
    The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates 
  • Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FTOS
    Obesity Medicine Physician Scientist, Educator, and Policy- maker
    Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School 
  • Courtney Christian
     Senior Director, Policy and Research
    PhRMA
  • Joe Nadglowski
    President and CEO of Obesity Action Coalition (USA)

Details

Date:
October 27, 2020
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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