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And Health Justice for All? Low-hanging Fruit from Three Branches of Government

B. Cameron Webb, MD, JD
B. Cameron Webb, MD, JD
Event Date: August 11, 2017 - 2 p.m.
Event Type: Open to public
Location: University Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 2330

The CHEIR Health Equity Scholars Program presents this talk with B. Cameron Webb, MD, JD and a discussion with faculty and staff about health equity in the United States.

About the Speaker

Bryant Cameron Webb is currently a member of the 2016-2017 class of White House Fellows. Dr. Webb is a physician and lawyer who works at the intersection of health and social justice. He received a BA in interdisciplinary studies as an Echols Scholar at the University of Virginia, a JD and health law certificate from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and an MD from Wake Forest School of Medicine. Following medical school, Dr. Webb completed residency in Internal Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine, where he served as co-president of the Housestaff Committee, co-chair of the Minority Housestaff Committee, and as an ambulatory chief resident. After residency, he joined the Division of General Internal Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of medicine. Dr. Webb is a passionate champion for health equity and is committed to advocating for the health needs of underserved and marginalized communities. Toward this goal, Dr. Webb is the founder and chief executive officer of EquityRx, a health equity organization combining research, education, and advocacy to address social determinants of health. 

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.