Zollicoffer-Merrimon Lecture: Elijah Saunders on Ethnic Disparities in CV Health
31st Annual Zollicoffer-Merrimon Lecture: Elijah Saunders, MD: "Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Cardiovascular Health and Healthcare"
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Dr Saunders is Professor of Medicine and Head of the Hypertension Section in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Meharry Medical College, Vice President for Graduate Medical Education and Affiliations at the University of Maryland Hospital.
The Zollicoffer Lecture was established in 1981 by members of the UNC chapter of the Student National Medical Association. It was named in honor of Lawrence Zollicoffer, M.D. (1930-1976), the fourth African American graduate of the UNC School of Medicine; founder of the Garwyn Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland; and a supporter and activist in the struggle for civil and human rights.
Dr Saunders' lecture will be preceded by presentations by new inductees into the Ernest S. Mayer Community Service Honor Society.