The African American Health Equity Task Force’s Response to COVID-19

Pictured above (  top to bottom l/r) Dr. Willie Underwood, Reverend George F. Nicolas , Reverend Kinzer M. Pointer)

UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF NURSING PRESENTS

It Takes a Community to Overcome Health Disparities: The African American Health Equity Task Force’s Response to COVID-19

A conversation with the key leaders in the African American Health Equity Task Force (AAETF) and Buffalo Center for Health Equity will take place on Monday, December 7 during a ZOOM event from: 5:45–7:00 p.m.

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ZOOM: bit.ly/health-equity-zoom [ID: 943 2128 9075, Passcode: 008329]  

A distinguished panel will share the history of this community partnership and the novel strategies they used to respond to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on the African American, Latinx and other communities of color in Buffalo. Speakers will discuss the impact of social determinants of health on outcomes among African-Americans in these communities.

Speakers include Rev. George Nicholas, Senior Pastor Lincoln Memorial UMC Reverend Kinzer M. Pointer  co-conveners of the African American Health Equity Task Force and Dr. Willie Underwood, III, MSC, MPH, FACS,iExectutive Director, Buffalo Center For Health Equity. Susan Grinslade, PhD, RN, Clinical Professor (School of Nursing); Associate Director, UB Community Health Equity Research Institute will serve as moderator.