Upcoming Events


August 11, 2021 — 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET

Leading The Charge for Realizing Healthy Black Communities – In This Moment

with Dr. Camara Jones and Rev. Dr. Freddie Haynes, III

Session 2: In this Moment


1:00 PM


Tolly Carr

Partner, HBCU Gameday

Renee Branch Canady, PhD, MPA

CEO, Michigan Public Health Institute

Board Chair, Council on Black Health

1:05 PM

State of the Council on Black Health

Melicia C. Whitt-Glover, PhD

Executive Director, Council on Black Health

1:20 PM

Opening Keynote

Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, PhD, MPH

Senior Fellow, Satcher Health Leadership Institute and Cardiovascular Research Institute

Adjunct Associate Professor, Community Health & Preventive Medicine

Morehouse School of Medicine

1:40 PM

Fireside Chat: We are no longer asking permission to save our own lives: Bold action for change


Bruce Johnson

TV News Anchor- Reporter (Retired), WUSA9


Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH

Research Professor Community Health and Prevention Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University

Professor Emirata of Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania

Founding Chair, Council on Black Health

Brian Smedley, PhD

Chief of Psychology in the Public Interest, American Psychological Association

Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH

Pediatrician, Public Health Advocate, and Co-Developer of THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us

Margaret Anadu

Partner, Global Head of Sustainability and Impact

Goldman Sachs

2:10 PM Breakout sessions
2:55 PM Virtual networking session
3:15 PM Large group reflections
3:35 PM

Closing Keynote

Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III

Senior Pastor, Friendship-West Baptist Church

3:55 PM

Closing comments, reflections, and next steps

Melicia Whitt-Glover, Ph.D.

Tolly Carr