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2nd Annual African Americans in Health Care Awards


Kaiser Permanente and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum are pleased to present the 2nd Annual “African Americans in Health Care Awards”. This year’s virtual event will recognize leaders in the healthcare field that are making a significant impact in our communities.

Our guest of honor is Dr. Kizzmekia “Kizzy” Shanta Corbett, an African American viral immunologist at the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health.  Dr. Corbett is one of the lead scientists in the development of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. She is a graduate of University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a Meyerhoff Scholar. Dr. Freeman Hrabowski III, President of UMBC, is scheduled to moderate this conversation.


Other distinguished award honorees are Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, Health Commissioner Baltimore City (Baltimore Health Corp., research and Baltimore’s contact tracing strategy);Annette March-Grier, Founder and President, Roberta’s House (Trauma and Grief Counseling); and Dr. Stephen B. Thomas, Director, Maryland Center for Health Equity at the University of Maryland School of Public Health.


To register visit: https://lewismuseum.org/events-calendar/