Join Downstate at 11 am Jan. 28, 2016 in Alumni Auditorium for an award program and panel on “Health Equity: The New Frontier in Civil Rights,” hosted by the SUNY Downstate Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The recipient of this year’s 5th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Leadership Award is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHHSTP), with the keynote address to be delivered by Wayne Duffus, MD, PhD, associate director of the CDC’s Office of Health Equity and director of the NCHHHSTP.
The theme of the event is and the program will include a panel discussion by healthcare professionals:
Panelists: Dr. Ian Taylor, MD, PhD, professor and former dean, College of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Dawn Morton-Rias, EdD, professor and former dean, College of Health Related Professions, SUNY Downstate Karen Benker, MD, MPH, associate dean, School of Public Health, SUNY Downstate Daniel Ehlke, Phd, MA, associate professor, School of Publich Health, SUNY Downstate Wayne Duffus, MD, PhD, associate director of Health Equity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Moderator: Shaundelle Goldsmith, JD, Director Office of Diversity & Inclusion