CCTS Bioethics Forum

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"Translational Science and the March to Health Equity" 

Through panelist and audience discussion, this event will explore the most effective measures to combat or mitigate the issues of health inequity in translational research. What needs to change? What should remain the same? Where do we go from here to overcome systemic racism?

Moderated by Paulette Patterson Dilworth, PhD and Stephen Sodeke, PhD, MA, and featuring expert panelists:

Rev. Derrol Dawkins, MD |Pediatrician, Metro Pediatrics
Pastor, New Start Covenant of Grace Church, Birmingham, AL

Lucenia W. Dunn, PhD | President/CEO, Tuskegee-Macon County Community Foundation, Inc. | Former Mayor, City of Tuskegee, Alabama

Bruce Korf, MD, PhD | Associate Dean for Genomic Medicine at UAB School of Medicine | Chief Genomic Officer, UAB Medicine

Lucio Miele, MD, PhD | Co-Director, CCTS | Site Lead, LSU Health Sciences Center | Chair, LSUHSC Department of Genetics

Rev. Deonna D. Neal, PhD |Interim Rector, St. John's Episcopal Church, Montgomery, AL | Chair, USA Triathlon Ethics Committee

Victoria L. Seewaldt, MD | Ruth Ziegler Chair in Population Sciences and Chair, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center

Clayton Yates, PhD | Professor, Department of Biology and Center for Cancer Research, Tuskegee University | Director of Center for Biomedical Research

Friday, February 18 at 11:00am to 1:00pm

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