From left: Rev. George F. Nicholas, pastor of Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church-Buffalo and a member of the African American Health Disparities Task Force; Stephen Thomas of the University of Maryland Center for Health Equity; and Henry Louis Taylor Jr., director of the Center for Urban Studies at UB. Photo: Douglas Levere for UBNow
Keynote speaker Consuelo Wilkins chats with SUNY Distinguished Professor Timothy Murphy (center) and Provost Charles F. Zukoski. Photo: Douglas Levere for UBNow
Kenyani Davis, a physician with UBMD Internal Medicine, talked about women’s health. Photo: Douglas Levere for UBNow
From left: The Rev. Kinzer Pointer, chair of the Board of Managers of Millennium Collaborative Care; Margarita Dubocovich, senior associate dean for diversity and inclusion in the Jacobs School; and keynote speaker Consuelo Wilkins talk before the lectures begin. Photo: Douglas Levere for UBNow
Rev. George Nicholas, pastor at Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church in Buffalo and convener of ‘IGNITING HOPE 2018’ introduces Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker, President/CEO at Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, left, to Dr. Consuelo H. Wilkins, Executive Director, MeharryVanderbilt Alliance, Associate Professor of Medicine at both Vanderbilt University School of Medicineand Meharry Medical College. The introduction took place at the inaugural Conference focused on African-American health disparities and social determinants of health held Sat. April 28 at the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. 367 in total registered for the conference and will receive follow up information; 243 participated in person. Millennium Collaborative Care served a key conference role as a “Supporting Organization”. Please click on the following to view Conference photos.