All-day forum dedicated to ‘celebrating the resilience of black health’
New York, February 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — For the first time in its history, Black Health Matters (BHM) will bring its nationally recognized, award-winning health summit series to New York City. Atlanta, GeorgiaIn its 20th year of providing vital health education to Black Americans, BHM has created interactive events where attendees can answer health questions and access top health and wellness experts. To do. , and its community.
upon February 11thth2023, Black Health Matters Winter Health Summit & Expo It will be held at the Loudermilk Conference Center, 40 Courtland St. NE. Atlanta, Georgiafrom 8:30am – 3:00pm ESTThemed on the resilience of black health, the event is free and open to the public, and guests can participate virtually or in person. The day will be filled with engaging educational panels, workshops, music, fitness sessions, free health checks and vaccinations. Clinicians, along with health, wellness, and chronic disease experts, are ready to join enthusiastic celebrity guests to bring health awareness to the community. free gifts and prizes are also distributed throughout the day. To register and learn more about topics and speakers, visit bit.ly/bhmhealthsummitandexpo.
“Every day is the perfect day to start preparing for a healthier tomorrow,” he said. Roslyn Young Daniels, publisher of Black Health Matters. “Whether you need a doctor or a workout buddy, our summits and expos provide information and resources to enrich your knowledge of health and well-being. It’s designed to focus on relevant issues: their progress and how people of color can benefit.”
Informative presentations from the nation’s leading experts on women’s health, clinical trials, shingles, lung cancer, mental health and well-being.
A remarkable line-up of hosts, presenters and panelists, including: Contessa MetcalfeMD, MPH, Married to a Medicine Cast member. Cynthia Bailey, Actress, reality star, entrepreneur and Summit co-organizer. Ed Lover, Rapper, actor, V-103 radio host, Summit co-host. MJ Collier, MDa national radio personality and medical consultant. Kimberly Williamsdoctorate, Executive Director of the Georgia Medical Association. Sherry PrentissMD, MPH, CSP, Chief Medical Officer and Public Health Officer of CIEN+.When Julian AdamsBert, MD, Founder and CEO of Radiant Women’s Health.
Antonio MartesHealth and Wellness Grand Chapter Co-Chair of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. ® was awarded the Black Health Matters Champion Health Advocate Award, DaShawn JohnsonFitness Experts (aka “Ab Masters”) will receive the Black Health Matters Champion Health Impact Award.
Free on-site health checks, COVID and flu vaccinations and boosters, HIV and hepatitis C, mental health tests, and more are provided.
DaShawn Johnsona.k.a. “Ab Guru”, leads the day with an energetic 30-minute workout session.
The first 250 attendees will receive free breakfast and lunch.
The Black Health Matters Winter Summit & Expo is backed by prestigious sponsors and non-profit organizations including GSK, CISCRP, Bähinger Ingelheim, Vertex, American Cancer Society, and American Red Cross. The American Red Cross is working to improve the health of diverse populations, especially those battling sickle cell disease, by encouraging black people to donate blood.
Media partners include WSB-TV Atlanta, WAOK News & Talk Radio Atlanta, Upscale Magazine, Rolling Out Magazine and V-103 The People’s Station.
About Black Health Matters
Black Health Matters (BHM) is America’s premier health, wellness, and chronic disease interactive digital platform aimed at improving the health of African Americans. That content is shared through active social channels and a weekly newsletter. Launched in 2012 and rooted in the Black community, its mission is to advance health literacy, including health care, health policy, health equity and addressing health inequalities with positive outcomes.Founder Roslyn Young Daniels President and CEO of BHM. For more information, please visit www.blackhealthmatters.com.
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