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ABC President Dr. Michelle A. Albert Serves as a Key Advisor for OWN Your Health Initiative

ABC President Dr. Michelle A. Albert is one of several key health equity advisors for the OWN YOUR HEALTH initiative, launched recently by the Oprah Winfrey Network as their first ever campaign partnering with health equity leaders to provide tools and resources that will empower Black women to own their health in 2021 and beyond. OWN YOUR HEALTH expands on the success of OWN’s first ever pro social campaign OWN YOUR VOTE, a bipartisan registration...

Dr. Kecia Gaither Answers Questions About COVID-19 and Maternal Health in NMA Facebook Live session

Kecia Gaither, MD, participated in one of the National Medical Association’s Facebook Live discussion series as part of 2020 Black Maternal Health Week. This session focused on COVID-19 and Maternal and Child Health. Dr. Gaither spoke about her experience in the Bronx, or as she called it, “the heart of COVID country,” and answered questions about coronavirus symptoms for pregant women, what they can do to boost their immune system.

Dr. Anezi Uzendu Teaches Cardiology to Ninth Graders

Students from Eastmoor Academy High School, a Columbus City School, showed up at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to hear a mini-lecture from Anezi Uzendu, MD, on the heart and participate in virtual heart caths on a simulator. Dr. Uzendu was also shadowed for part of the day, by a ninth grader named Genesis. The program, launched 7 years ago, allows Eastmoor Academy High School students to come to the Center's clinical skills lab for hands-on activities and to interact with healthcare...

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Dr. Sheila Sahni Paints a Picture of Women's Heart Health at 'Heart Art'

Over 120 women joined Sheila Sahni, MD, for 'Heart Art,’ “a ladies-only” paint night in celebration of American Heart Month. Prior to the painting session, Dr. Sahni discussed the signs of heart attacks in women, tips for preventing heart attacks and heart-healthy foods, some of which were provided as snacks. Participants, then, painted heart-themed artwork, which they took home.

Dr. Cheryl Pegus Holds Court at 'Women in Medicine' Dinner

Cheryl Pegus, MD, served as co-host for Portland IPA’s winter "Women in Medicine" Speed Networking event for women physicians and advanced practice providers. Cambia Health Solutions partnered with Portland IPA, an independent practice association in the Portland Metropolitan area, on the networking session. The evening’s guided format involved...

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