Dr. Reed Tuckson, a medical doctor with a multigenerational history in DC and connections to many health endeavors here, discusses the Black Coalition Against Covid: how it began, what it aims to accomplish, and the challenges today. May 20 at 11:30 a.m.
Dr. Tuckson, a graduate of Howard University and Georgetown Medicine, was DC’s commissioner of public health in the late 1980s. He has worked with a number of different populations on a variety of health issues and is active in various medical and civic boards in town and beyond, including: the American Telemedicine Association, Howard University, and the National Institutes of Health. He is a driving force behind the Black Coalition Against Covid.
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