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Ugo Iroku, M.D., is a top-rated gastroenterologist and public health expert on a mission to improve health literacy among African Americans and make medical information more accessible and easier to comprehend. He attended Harvard Medical School before completing his internal medicine residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University. He then completed his gastroenterology and liver…

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Dr. Jeffrey Hines is the lead gynecologic oncologist with WellStar Health System in Atlanta as well as the medical director for diversity, inclusion and health equity. We spoke with Hines on our HealthIQ broadcast along with Dr. Chirag Patel, the assistant vice president for population health and clinical integration at WellStar. Both broke down some…

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Dr. Dona Kim Murphey is a neuroscientist and neurologist, community organizer, and historian of science. She is the director of scientific affairs at CortiCare, an EEG diagnostics company and the director of medical initiatives for Project Lifeline. Murphey, who was clinically suspected of having COVID-19 but later tested negative, works to mitigate the harm of…

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 Tashonna Ward, 25, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, allegedly died after seeking medical care, and her family is seeking answers. On Saturday, Jan. 11,  2020, USA Today reported that members of Ward’s family were looking to meet with officials from Froedtert Hospital to discuss Ward’s untimely death. On Jan. 2, Ward began experiencing chest pain and trouble…

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Dr. Natalie Hernandez is determined to bring awareness to a number of public health issues in an effort to educate people in her community. Rolling out spoke with Hernandez about how her educational and life experiences have helped her become the woman she is today and how she uses those experiences to move the community forward. As…

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A well-known German plastic surgeon has been jailed after being found guilty in the death of his girlfriend. Dr. Andreas David Niederbichler, 43, was recently sentenced to nine years in prison in the overdose death of his lover, who died in February 2018. Niederbichler had met a woman, identified only as Yvonne M. by the…

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Health is always a big issue within all communities of color. Since many of us are either relying on advice from untrained professionals or checking Google to self-diagnose our health related problems, I decided to sit down and speak with a doctor who has the experience needed to provide guidance without making the actual trip to a doctor’s office.…

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