Dr. Carrie Bourassa, Johnnie Jae, and Phill Wilson have all made their mark in their respective STEM fields by using their talents to bring attention to the inequities facing their communities. The group came together to discuss healthcare disparities along racial and ethnic lines, what governments and communities can do to help, and how students can get involved. These scientists and activists speak to what the public, students, universities, organizations, and governments can do to combat medical racism, as it is further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Deepen your understanding about this issue and the people who are working for medical equity through Chinyere Amobi’s interview and blog post here.
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