Episode 6 – The Importance of Clinical Research In Communities of Color
This global pandemic has exposed the the health disparities that have made Black women particularly vulnerable to COVID-19. And as America opens up without a vaccine or definite treatment for the virus, it is especially important that we are a part of the research that will produce effective prevention tools and treatments.It is also important to be a part of the research based treatments for the chronic diseases that make us vulnerable.
Join us for the next episode of Black & Well TV on Friday, May 22nd at 4:00 pm that will feature a conversation on the importance of clinical research participation for Black women, the history and the future. We will also be talking about All of Us Clinical Research Program. Our guest is Edith Mitchell, MD, Vice President and Chair of Research for the W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute, a research institute dedicated to addressing racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare. We will also feature Martha Dawson, DNP, RN, the President of the Black Nurses Association and Journalist Andrea Collier.
We will have a lively and candid discussion about how Black women have been impacted and will also identify practical solutions for moving forward.
Episode 1: Remaining Black & Well During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Hosted By Linda Goler Blount, President and CEO, BWHI with guests Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director, American Public Health Association, Dr. Angela Marshall, Chair, BWHI Board of Directors and Shavon Arline-Bradley, Founding Principal, R.E.A.C.H. Beyond Solutions.
Episode 2 -High Risk Conditions & COVID-19
Learn more about the role of preexisting conditions in the impact of COVID-19, while also learning tips about healthy lifestyle choices to address chronic illnesses like prediabetes and heart disease. We also heard from Black women who’ve been personally impacted by COVID-19.
Episode 3 – The Front Lines of Reproductive Health For Sisters In Need
An interactive discussion about The Front Lines of Reproductive Health For Sisters In Need. Hosted By Linda Goler Blount, President and CEO, BWHI with guests Shanicia Boswell, Founder, Black Moms Blog, Dr. Angelica Geter Fugerson, Chief Health Officer, City of Atlanta and Byllye Avery, Founder, Black Women’s Health Imperative.
Episode 4 – Navigating Relationships During Quarantine & Beyond
From being quarantined with a spouse or partner, to having dating life halted because of COVID-19, there is definitely a lot to discuss establishing, maintaining, and growing interpersonal relationships. Dating & relationship coach Stacii Jae Johnson gives us a download on virtual dating, newlyweds Ken& Joi Stokes shares how they’ve managed during quarantine while also expecting their first child together, and licensed psychotherapist Jennifer Lester gives us tips to ensure that our relationship with self, and with others, is solid.
Episode 5 – Managing The Mental & Emotional Impact of the Pandemic
Join us for the next episode of Black & Well TV on Friday, May 15th at 4:00 pm that will feature licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Ayanna Abrams, author, and Life Strategist Sheri Riley, and author and global philanthropist Dr. Chanita Foster. We will have a lively and candid discussion about how Black women have been impacted and to identify practical solutions for moving forward.