The Colors of COVID19: A Black History Month Webinar with Michael Osterholm, MD
Thursday, February 25 at 6:00 pm

Shedding light on the long shadow of the Tuskegee syphilis study: Advancing Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccinations in Communities of Color

Register the Feburay 25 Black History Month Colors of Covid Webinar Today.


Special Guest

Michael Osterholm
Dr. Osterholm is an epidemiologist, regents professor, and director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota. On November 9, 2020, he was named a member of President-elect Joe Biden's COVID-19 Advisory Board.


Stephen Thomas
Professor, Health Policy and Management and Director, Maryland Center for Health Equity UMD School of Public Health


Gloria Aparicio-Blackwell
Director, UMD Office of Community Engagement


Omar Neal
Host, You Got the Power Radio TShow and Former Mayor of Tuskegee, Alabama


  • Gregory Branch, MD Director Baltimore County Department of Health
  • Mike Brown, Vice President, HAIR Barbershop Health Campaign
  • Rev. Dr. Hari P. Close, II, President, National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association
  • Katrina Randolph, Certified Community Health Worker and VP, HAIR Barbershop Health Campaign
  • Leonard Richardson, MD, internist and flight surgeon
  • Leslie Sherrod, Social Worker, Owner at Strength for the Journey
  • Freddie Spry, President, Health Advocates In-Reach and Research (HAIR) Barbershop Health Campaign
  • Sandra Quinn, Professor and Chair, Dept. Family Science, Senior Associate Dir. Maryland Center for Health Equity
Sponsor:  The University of Maryland School of Public Health, Center for Health Equity
Co-Sponsor:  Maryland State Medical Society's Inclusion Diversity Equity and Advocacy Task Force
Event Type: 
Guest Speakers, Seminars