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Today: 3/3/21: What You Need Know About the Vaccine and COVID-19

Dear New Haven and Area Neighbors, Colleagues, Providers, Parents, Caregivers, Healers, Epidemiologists, Community Health Workers, Health Activists/Advocates, Movers & Shakers:

Tomorrow 3/3/21 at 5:30pm, the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI) is hosting its first Virtual Town Hall on COVID vaccination, “What You Need Know About the Vaccine and COVID-19” highlighting the importance of Black and Latinx communities getting vaccinated.

Please join Yale School of Medicine’s Dean Nancy Brown, MD as she moderates a panel with Yale Cultural Ambassadors Reverend Clayton, Pastor, Walter’s Memorial AME Zion Church, and Reverend Perry, Pastor, St. Stephens AME Zion Church.  Also speaking will be special guest  RADM Richardae Araojo, Associate Commissioner for Minority Health & Director of the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity in the Office of the Commissioner at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

 Completing the panel will be:

  •  Thomas Balcezak, MD,  Chief Medical Officer,  Senior Vice President, Yale  New Haven Health System
  • Tesheia Harris, MBA, MHS, Deputy Director & Chief Operating Officer of YCCI &  the Director for  Clinical Research for Yale School of Medicine
  • Allen Hsiao, MD, FAAP,  Chief Medical Information Officer, Yale School of Medicine & Yale New Haven Health; Co-Director Informatics, YCCI
  • Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS, Associate Dean, Health Equity Research, YSM and Deputy Director, YCCI
  • Onyema Ogbuagu,   MBBCh, FACP, FIDSA, Associate Professor of Medicine (AIDS)


Join the free webinar on:

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 5:30 pm

Zoom Webinar ID:  921 9473 0540

Passcode:  077138

Phone:  203-432-9666 | Toll Free:  877-853-5247

You are encouraged to submit questions in advance to this all-star lineup:


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