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The June 1, 2021 session of Duke Medicine LEADS featured a presentation by Rosa M. Gonzalez-Guarda, PhD, MPH, CPH, RN, FAAN, on, "Syndemic and Community Engaged Approaches to Promoting Health Equity Among Latinx Communities."

The May 4, 2021 session of Duke Medicine LEADS featured a presentation by Keisha L. Bentley-Edwards, PhD, on, "African American Health, the ‘Racial Reckoning’ and the Push for Health Equity."

The April 6, 2021 session of Duke Medicine LEADS featured a discussion led by Kimberly S. Johnson, MD, MHS, "The Why, What, and How of Conducting Health Disparities Research."

Panelist included, Larry Jackson, MDKai Sun, MD; and Isaretta Riley, MD, who weighed in for the health equities and disparities in medicine discussion.

The March 9, 2021 session of Duke Medicine LEADS featured two presentations on health equities and disparities in medicine. 

Presenters included John K. Roberts, MD, MS, MEd, on, "Hidden in Plain Sight: Race, GFR, and the Will to Change" and Richard Lee, MD, on, "Hidden in Plain Sight: Resetting the Racial Disparities Break in FRAX."

The Feb. 9, 2021 session of Duke Medicine LEADS featured a discussion led by John Duronville, MD, and Dinushika Mohottige, MD, MPH, "Case Dissection: Confronting Structural Racism and Implicit Bias."

Panelist included, Manesh Patel, MDGeorge Yankey, MDAndy Mumm, MDYolanda Guzman, MD; and Jon Reichstein, MD, who weighed in for the health equities and disparities in medicine discussion.

The Department of Medicine Chair’s Office and Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee, School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion, and School of Nursing are co-sponsoring a special event on Friday, January 12, 2018, to highlight health disparities research at Duke University. Kimberly Johnson, MD, associate professor of medicine (Geriatrics), will present "REACH Equity: Responding to the 'Fierce urgency of now.'"

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