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Charlotte Talks

Health Disparities

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Health Disparities Disparities in health among minority citizens is an issue getting attention in Mecklenburg County, across North Carolina, and nationwide as well. Many of the efforts to improve health focus on preventative medicine. Is prevention the great equalizer in health, as one of our guests today says? We'll find out more with health experts and the president of the largest health insurer in North Carolina. Guests Dr. Leandris Liburd, PhD - Director of the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Brad Wilson - President and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield NC Dr. Crystal Piper, PhD - Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Public Health Sciences at UNC Charlotte Dr. Liburd and Mr. Wilson will be part of several events during UNC Charlotte's National Public Health Week. Details. Add and read comments