February 21 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Health Equity, Inclusion & the African American Community
Sunday, February 21 • 4 p.m.
Link: YOUTUBE LIVE
Produced by: Alicia Phillips
Award-winning filmmaker and health advocate and educator Terrance Afer-Anderson will screen excerpts from “The Black Walnut,” his film about the alarming prostate cancer disparity impacting African American men. Afer-Anderson will then lead
a panel discussion on health equity issues in the Black Community. Panelists will include: Mark Fleming, M.D., Past President, Virginia Oncology Associates; Natalie S. Burke, President & CEO, CommonHealth ACTION; Mekbib Gemeda, PhD., Vice-President, Diversity and Inclusion, Eastern Virginia Medical School; and Angela Mercer, M.D., Vice-President, Greater Norfolk Medical Society of South Hampton Roads. Viewers will be encouraged to submit questions and comments via the YouTube comments window.