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Well Aware with Michigan Medicine: Health Disparities Underscored by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Well Aware with Michigan Medicine: Health Disparities Underscored by the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 23, 2020

As the social justice movement in our country is at the forefront of minds and hearts, and COVID-19 continues to disproportionately impact communities of color, Michigan Medicine experts discussed why some populations are more adversely affected by certain diseases, and how we are striving to improve equity in health care.

Moderator:
David J. Brown, M.D.
Associate Vice President and Associate Dean for Health Equity and Inclusion
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Speakers:
Gary L. Freed, M.D., MPH
Percy J. Murphy, M.D., and Mary C. Murphy, R.N., Professor of Pediatrics for Child Health Delivery
Associate Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Erika L. Newman, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical School

Erica E. Marsh, M.D.
S. Jan Behrman Collegiate Professor of Reproductive Medicine
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Erica Odukoya, MPH
U-M Medical Student

Feranmi Okanlami, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation