Recognizing and Combatting Hate and Racism as a Public Health Issue
Dr. Aletha Maybank
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
LocationBy webinar only
About the presentation:Originally scheduled as a plenary session for TOPHC 2020, we are excited to welcome Dr. Aletha Maybank to PHO Grand Rounds.
This presentation will focus on the importance of Public Health Professionals centring and advancing equity to combat hate and racism during COVID-19 and beyond.
About the presenter: Dr. Aletha Maybank
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Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH currently serves as the Chief Health Equity Officer and Group Vice President for the American Medical Association (AMA) where she focuses on embedding health equity across all the work of the AMA and leading the Center for Health Equity. She joined the AMA in April 2019, to launch AMA’s Center for Health Equity as their inaugural Chief Health Equity Officer.
Dr. Maybank holds a BA from Johns Hopkins University, a MD from Temple University School of Medicine, and a MPH from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She is a pediatrician and preventive medicine/public health physician.
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