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COVID-19 Webinar: Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in Nashville: An Update

COVID-19 Health Disparities Webinar

Local health experts will explore health disparities and inequities in the Nashville community and how these issues can be addressed during a virtual event on Friday, June 18, from 1 to 2 p.m. CT.  Hosted by Vanderbilt, “Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in Nashville: An Update” is free and open to the public. 

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A follow-up to a similar discussion focused on COVID-19 a year ago, the webinar will address pertinent issues affectingthe most vulnerable members of the Nashville community. An expert panel of community health leaders will offer ideas and solutions from a public health, public policy and broad medical perspective. 

Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in Nashville: An Update 

June 18, 1 p.m. CT 


  • Dr. André L. Churchwell, Levi Watkins Chair, vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, professor of medicine (cardiology), professor of radiology and radiological services and professor of biomedical engineering at Vanderbilt University 
  • Sen. Dr. Bill Frist, founder and chairman of NashvilleHealth 
  • Dr. James E.K. Hildreth, president and chief executive officer, Meharry Medical College 
  • Dr. Consuelo H. Wilkins, vice president for health equity and professor of medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center