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Posted August 18, 2016 by Editorial Staff in Community
 
 

[PHOTOS] Cancer, Fertility, Mental Health Among Issues Addressed At Women’s Healthcare Forum

Real Talk! Black Women & Healthcare: Dr. Glenda Newell-Harris, Dr. Geoffrey Watson, Dr. Nailah Thompson, Dr. Collin Smikle, Dr. Eileen Consorti, Frank Davis, Ph.D.
Real Talk! Black Women & Healthcare: Dr. Glenda Newell-Harris, Dr. Geoffrey Watson, Dr. Nailah Thompson, Dr. Collin Smikle, Dr. Eileen Consorti, Frank Davis, Ph.D.

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Event: Real Talk! Black Women & Healthcare
Date:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Location: Impact Hub Oakland
Presented by: theREGISTRY Bay Area and the African American Employee Network (AAEN)
Photos: Rodger P. Allen Photography

Real Talk! Black Women & Healthcare, hosted by Dr. Glenda Newell-Harris (Regional Medical Director, Corizon Health), was held on Wednesday, Aug 17 at Impact Hub Oakland.

The event, presented by theREGISTRY Bay Area and the African American Employee Network, is part of The Forum, a series of engaging conversations surrounding topics and issues impacting Bay Area lifestyle. Inspiring and provocative influencers and experts are invited to participate in open and frank discussions. Guests range from artists, entrepreneurs, and futurists to business leaders, tech pioneers and elected officials.

Newell-Harris moderated a discussion among doctors and healthcare professionals: Dr. Geoffrey Watson (Medical Director, The James A. Watson Wellness Center), Dr. Nailah Thompson (Director Internal Medicine Residency Health Equity and Disparities Track, Kaiser Permanente), Dr. Collin Smikle (Medical Director, Laurel Fertility Care), Dr. Eileen Consorti (Cancer Surgery, Alta Bates Summit Comprehensive Cancer Services) and Frank Davis, Ph.D. (Clinical and Forensic Psychologist). The lively discussion was preceded by presentations by Newell-Harris (Demystifying The Medical Maze) and Sr. Project Manager, Office of Health Equity, California Department of Public Health, Tamu Nolfo, Ph.D. (If It Were Only One Thing: The Assault On Black Women’s Health and The Fight For Health Equity).

The Forum scored extremely well among the near sell out crowd, with a Overall Rating of 4.2 (very good) out of 5 (excellent).

theREGISTRYBayArea.com thanks all of its sponsors and promotional supporters for the success of the Forum and their ongoing support:

Major Sponsors Partner: Hands Helping Hands • Platinum: Dignity Health • Silver: Pican Restaurant • Bronze: Kaiser Permanente

Promotional Supporters BPN Bay Area • 100 Black Men of the Bay Area • African American Wellness Project • CDA Consulting Group • The East Oakland Collective • Glass House Communications • Kaiser Permanente African American Professional Association (KPAAPA) • LA Jones & Associates • National Coalition of 100 Black Women (Oakland Bay Area Chapter) • National Coalition of 100 Black Women (San Francisco Chapter) • Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce (OAACC) • Onyx Community Connection

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