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National Medical Association
Professional Development Series: Health & Wellness
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Inc.’s 48th Annual Legislative Conference

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Walter E. Washington Convention Center • Meeting Rooms 201-202 A&B
Washington, District of Columbia


Click here to view a copy of the final program.


Click on the presentation titles below to view a copy of the slides.
*(Please note not presentations featured slides).

The NMA White Paper on Violence: The Environmental Effects on Behavior and Violence
Roger A. Mitchell Jr., MD

Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Exposure in African Americans
Carl C. Bell, MD

Pharmaceutical Pricing: Pulling Back the Curtain
Barbara L. McAneny, MD

Overcoming Obesity: Eliminating Barriers to Comprehensive Care
Michael G. Knight, MD, MSHP

Obesity and Social Inequality in America
Kristen E. Broady, PhD

Bariatric Surgery: A Cost-effective Treatment for Obesity?
Shaneeta M. Johnson, MD

Impact of Opioids in Urban Communities
Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, PhD

Health Inequity and Controversies in Cancer Screening
Doris Browne, MD, MPH

Virtual Reality as a Complementary Pain Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease and Oncology Patients
Simon Robertson

Our Steps Forward: Collaborating with Trusted Partners to Address the Unique Health Needs of African Americans
Christopher Boone, PhD


2018 NMA Professional Development Series at the CBCF 48th ALC

2017 NMA Professional Development Series at the CBCF ALC.

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