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Leading medical experts are partnering with Black Health Matters to participate in a free, open to the public, virtual health fair aimed aimed at educating and empowering the community to take ownership of their health journeys. The Summit takes place on Saturday, February 27th, 2021 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm EST, and features world-class physicians and health experts from all over the country.

Organizers will focus on presentations and discussions around health issues that affect African Americans.

They will also offer networking with like-minded peers and health advocates.

The virtual health fair is being billed as the confluence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the advent of promising vaccines, and the Black Lives Matter movement has our society focusing as never before on racial, ethnic, gender and health inequities. Black Health Matters is the foremost health, award winning, wellness and chronic disease platform in educating African Americans.

The virtual environment means that members of the community can safely learn from health and wellness experts and attend panel discussions on a wide variety of health issues that impact African Americans.

Black Health Matters Winter Health Summit:

The Summit will focus on improving attendees’ understanding of the management of chronic and rare diseases, while underscoring the importance of participation in research studies.

The virtual symposium will feature appearances by:

  • Dr. Vin Gupta, Medical Contributor, NBC/MSNBC

  • Dr. Carol Brown, SVP, Chief Health Equity Officer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

  • Dr. Patrice Harris, Immediate Past Chair, American Medical Association.

  • Sandra Lindsay, RN, Critical Care Nurse, Northwell Health

  • Angie Stone, Singer/Songwriter and Diabetes Advocate