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The COVID-19 Vaccine and the Black Community: An Honest Conversation about History and Health
This webinar will be a panel discussion featuring five prominent Black leaders in the field of public health, communicable disease, and behavioral health, including several IMPACT program alumni.
The webinar is intended to assist Black community members with developing a science-informed perspective on the COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine, and will address the history of vaccines in the Black community, common myths about the coronavirus vaccine, and the pros and cons of taking the vaccine. Webinar participants will receive clear, actionable vaccine recommendations from our panel of experts that are considerate of our community’s history and common pre-existing conditions.
This will be a free public event, and you are encouraged to circulate the registration link to your friends, colleagues, and community members.

Dr. Suzet McKinney - CEO/Executive Director, IL Medical District and Professor, Harvard University School of Public Health

Dr. Garth Walker - Deputy Director at Illinois Department of Public Health & Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

Dr. Candice Robinson - Medical Director, Chicago Department of Public Health Communicable Disease Program

Dr. Pierre Johnson - Gynecology Institute of Chicago & Board Certified OB/GYN

Dr. Crystal Clark - Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Health Sciences, OBGYN - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Moderator)


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