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Kenniebrew Lecture and Forum

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pmWednesday, February 12, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Location

LECTURE: Memorial Center for Learning & Innovation, 228 W. Miller St., Springfield | FORUM: Dove Center, 619 E. Mason St., Springfield

Description

The Alonzo Homer Kenniebrew MD Lecture and Forum on Health Inequities and Disparities is an annual discussion of health disparities and other factors that impact population health. It commemorates the life of a groundbreaking central Illinois physician.

This year's presentation will address "Healing Racial Trauma through Authentic and Critical Conversations."  The lecture takes place on the evening of Feb. 11 and the forum is the following morning of Feb. 12, in separate locations.

Kenniebrew Lecture speaker:

Dr. B. Cameron Webb is a physician and lawyer who works at the intersection of health and social justice. He is an assistant professor in the University of Virginia School of Medicine, where he serves as the director of health policy and equity and works as a hospitalist. He previously worked in the White House on health policy in both the Obama and Trump administrations, and was appointed by Gov. Ralph Northam to serve on the Virginia Medicaid Board in 2019. Additionally, he is currently a candidate for United States Congress in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District.

 

 

 

HSHS St. John's Hospital, Memorial Health Systems and the SIU Foundation are underwriting the cost of the annual presentation.

 

For more information contact Lesley Barfield  | 217.545.7334 

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