MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE FIFTH ANNUAL MAYA ANGELOU CENTER FOR HEALTH EQUITY BOWL!
March 25, 2017
Biotech Place Atrium
575 Patterson Avenue
Winston Salem, NC
WFBMC UMMC Collaboration
A new collaboration between two programs dedicated to
eliminating health disparities, both named for female black civil rights
leaders, isn’t your traditional agreement.
“So many groups work in silos,” said Dr. Bettina Beech, University
of Mississippi Medical Center associate vice chancellor of rural health and
health disparities and professor of family medicine and pediatrics.
She says that won’t be the case in a budding research
relationship between UMMC’s Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination
of Health Disparities and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Maya Angelou
Center for Health Equity in Winston-Salem, N.C. The two entities have recently
signed what’s called a memorandum of understanding, or MOU, that details their
plans to together perform health disparities research across multiple
SAVE THE DATE! 10th National Conference on Health Disparities
May 3-6, 2017
JW Marriott New Orleans
Reducing Health Disparities Through Sustaining and Strengthening Healthy Communities
See flyer for more information