Keynote Speakers

Award-winning Medical Writer and Editor; Author of the best-selling Book, Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present; Highly published in Health Emerge, Psychology Today, Harvard Public Health Review, the Harvard AIDS Review, Nature, The Journal of the American Medical Association, The American Journal of Public Health and the New England Journal of Medicine.

Harriet A. Washington

Assistant Dean for Diversity and Democratization of Health Innovation, Carle Illinois College of Medicine; Associate Professor in Sociology, African American Studies, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, Urban and Regional Planning, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ruby Mendenhall, PhD

Associate Dean for Admissions, The Ohio State University College of Medicine; Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine), Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Quinn Capers, IV, MD

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