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MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE  FIFTH ANNUAL MAYA ANGELOU CENTER FOR HEALTH EQUITY BOWL!


March 25, 2017                                     For more information and 
9:00-1:00pm                                          to register, click here
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575 Patterson Avenue
Winston Salem, NC

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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 platforms. (more)




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

 


 

 

 

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