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The Status of the African American Child

Presentation at the National Medical Association Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly – July 29, 2012, New Orleans, LA

Earnestine Willis, MD, MPH, presented at the National Medical Association Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly in New Orleans on July 29, 2012. The conference theme was Paradigm Shift: Equipping Physicians for a New Health Landscape.

Dr. Willis presented during the Grace M. James, MD Memorial Lecture. Her presentation, The Status of the African American Child, gave participants an understanding of the spectrum of health conditions faced by African American children as well as provided an understanding of the complexity of children health status.  It also highlighted strategies and interventions that improve the health of children.

View the presentation below; for a copy of it, please contact Carrie Vanden Wymelenberg at cvanden@mcw.edu.

 

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