Mesquite, TX – April 2, 2021 – As a part of its Recovery Mesquite efforts to help the community move forward and onward from the impacts of the pandemic, the City of Mesquite continues the virtual Community Health Forum Series on April 8 at 7 p.m., with a focus on minority health issues as a part of National Minority Health Month.
Join the webinar at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88903991925 or by phone (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location) US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 436 2866. The webinar ID: 889 0399 1925.
The forum will feature panelists will be:
- Dr. Jaime A. Davidson, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Diabetes Touchstone Center, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
- Dr. Laura Lee Hall, Ph.D., President of National Minority Quality Forum’s Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity.
The panelists are provided by the National Minority Quality Forum, a research and educational organization dedicated to ensuring that high-risk racial and ethnic populations and communities receive optimal health care. This nonprofit, nonpartisan organization integrates data and expertise in support of initiatives to eliminate health disparities.
City Manager Cliff Keheley will moderate the panel discussion and he said, “April is National Minority Health Month, so this forum is a good time to raise awareness about health issues that affect Mesquite’s diverse population as well as to encourage action through health education, early detection, and control of disease complications.”
Visit www.cityofmesquite.com/CommunityHealthForums for access to previous community health forum broadcasts.