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2019 South Carolina Minority Health Summit

South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus

Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

2019 South Carolina Minority Health Summit

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General Admission Apr 6, 2019 Free  

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On April 6th, 2019, the SC Legislative Black Caucus, along with The Columbia Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, will be hosting their Second Annual Minority Health Summit at Brookland Baptist Church located at 1066 Sunset Boulevard, West Columbia, SC 29169.


The theme of this year's summit will be "Empowering Communities for Change."  The speakers and topics this year include: 

  1. Health Equity 
    1. Rick Foster, M.D.: Executive Director, Alliance for a Healthier South Carolina
    2. Mike Young, MA: Director of Capacity Building, PASOs
    3. Omar Muhammad: Executive Director, Lowcountry Alliance for Model Communities (LAMC)
    4. MaLinda McCray: Manager, Office of Community Health - Prisma Health 
  2. Keynote:
    1. Anton Gunn: Executive Director of Community Health Innovation and Chief Diversity Officer at Medical University of South Carolina, Healthcare Consultant and former head of the Office of External Affairs at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and one of the architects of Obama Care.
  3. Chronic Conditions and Emerging Topics
    1. Gerald Wilson, M.D.: Retired (surgeon)
    2. Mileka Richelle Gilbert, M.D., PH.D.: Pediatric Rheumatologist – MUSC
    3. Thaddeus Bell, M.D.: Founder – Closing the Gap In Healthcare, Inc.
    4. Rozalynn Goodwin, FACHE: Vice President, Engagement South Carolina Hospital Association 

This event is designed to educate individuals on health issues affecting minority communities. The Minority Health Summit will allow attendees an opportunity to: 

  • obtain FREE health screenings (while supplies last),
  • attend panel discussions on Health Equity, Chronic Diseases, and Emerging topics, 
  • learn from well-known medical professionals,
  • and network with other community leaders and organizations. 

Through this event, our hope is to offer healthy solutions, share resources, and empower those who are impacted by health disparities. In doing so we hope pave the way for a healthier South Carolina


Health is Wealth- REGISTER TODAY!


For more information on the event or for information on how your organization can participate, please contact the SC Legislative Black Caucus: 

Phone: 803-734-3041


Have questions about 2019 South Carolina Minority Health Summit? Contact South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus

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Brookland Banquet & Conference
1066 Sunset Boulevard
West Columbia, SC 29169

Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

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