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Washoe County Medical Society

COVID-19 Disparities and Northern Nevada’s Response

Diversity Health Series

Thomas L. Schwenk M.D., UNR Med;
Bayo Curry-Winchell, M.D., Saint Mary’s Medical Group;
Oscar Delgado, MSW, MUP, Community Health Alliance
Nicole Jacobs, Ph.D., UNR Med;
Julie Lucero, Ph.D., MPH, UNR;
Darryll Patterson, M.D., UNR Med;
Janet Serial, BSW and Health Chair, Reno-Sparks NAACP

This panel will share data on current coronavirus disparities in Northern Nevada, explore how systemic racism and social determinants of health have created and amplified these disparities, and discuss how the health care community in Northern Nevada is responding to the disparities in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, September 17, 2020
5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

This event will be held on Zoom

Free and Open to the Public
Approved for 1.5 AMA and Ethics CME credits

Diversity Health Series

Future Diversity Health Series Events:

October 20, 2020

Institutional Racism in Health Care

February 23, 2021

Racial Wealth and Health Divide in Nevada

John Packham, PhD

April 13, 2021

Racial Disparities Along the Reproductive Continuum

Toby F Frescholtz, MD, FACOG and Denise Rubinfeld APRN, Certified Nurse Midwife

All events will take place via Zoom

For questions, please contact Jennifer Dougherty, Ed.D. mailto:[email protected]