Myth-Busting to Address Racial Health Disparities

Racial health disparities cannot be addressed without addressing the myths that inform and guide the behavior of healthcare professionals and people seeking healthcare. Panelists will discuss myths, their impacts, and suggest ways to overcome the resulting challenges.

Panelists include:

  • Urmeka Jefferson, PhD | Professor | Rush University
  • Carmen Southall-Fowler | Women’s Educator | Mercy Hospital St.Louis
  • Kortney James, PhD | Nurse Scientist and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Sharell Collins | Community Engagement Coordinator | Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri
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