Health Disparities and COVID-19 in the Bronx: Challenges to Life and Health in Our Communities

July 28, 2020
Health Disparities and COVID-19 in the Bronx: Challenges to Life and Health in Our Communities

On Wednesday, July 29 at 3 PM, the Office of The Bronx Borough President will host a virtual panel discussion regarding health disparities and COVID-19. Tune in to watch on BronxNet channel 70 Optimum/ 2136 FiOS and on Facebook Live.

Themes of the conversation will include:

Participants and Topics of Discussion:

Host: Bronx Borough PresidentRuben Diaz Jr.

Introduction by: Health Commissioner - Dr. Oxiris Barbot, NYC DOHMH

Speaker #1: Dr. Jane Bedell – DOHMH in the Bronx

Speaker #2: Lessie Branch, PhD – Racial Policy Scholar, Associate Professor

Speaker #3: Dr. Denise Nunez - Physicianat the Front(SOMOS)

Moderators:

Deputy BP,  Marricka Scott-McFadden, Health Director, Dr. Nancy Kheck

Organizers:

BBP Policy Team - Deputy BP Scott-McFadden, Eric Pesner, Alexis Walters, andDirector of Health and Human Services, Dr. Nancy Kheck,

#NOT 62 –The Campaign for a Healthier Bronx

Learn more here.