Learn from some of the nation’s top public health and faith leaders about
the future direction of health care for African Americans.

2019 speakers

Dr. Pernessa Seele

Founder, The Balm in Gilead, Inc.

Bishop Horace E. Smith, M.D.

Senior Pastor, Apostolic Faith Church Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Chicago, IL

Bishop James B. Walker

The Presiding Prelate of the Seventh Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.

Cookie Johnson

Devoted Philanthropist and Passionate Spokesperson

Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC

Reverend Dr. Renita J. Weems

Biblical Scholar, a Writer, an Ordained Minister, and a Public Intellectual

Dr. Khaalida T. Forbes

Founder and Chief Executive Officer Metamorphosis Enterprises, Atlanta, GA

Rev. Paul Abernathy

Pastor, St. Moses Orthodox Christian Mission

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