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Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health
March 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
“Leading and Advancing Health Equity During Times of Uncertainty”
Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG, President and CEO, Morehouse School of Medicine
Dr. Rice will discuss how the National COVID-19 Resiliency Network is leading efforts to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on marginalized and vulnerable populations; how the More in Common Alliance is advancing the transformation of the US healthcare workforce; and how the world’s largest consortium of Historically Black Colleges and Universities has safely and effectively navigated through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Michelle A. Williams, ScD, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Lorena Pacheco, PhD, MPH, Yerby Fellow and Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Nutrition
About the Yerby Diversity Lecture
Named in honor of Dr. Alonzo Smythe Yerby, an African American pioneer in public health, the Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health brings distinguished minority scientists and scholars to the Harvard Chan School to speak on important health topics. All lectures are open to the public.