Celebrating Black History

Black Pioneers in Healthcare

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Mary E. Mahoney Early Black professional nurse
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Daniel Hale Williams Early heart surgeon
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Regina Benjamin, MD 18th Surgeon General of the U.S.
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Louis Wade Sullivan, MD Former U.S, Secretary of HHS
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Kizzmekia Corbett, Ph.D. Immunologist, COVID-19 vaccine
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Dale Okorodudu, MD Physician & Social Entrepreneur

February Fireside Chats

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Yaisa Andrews-Zwilling, PhD,
Annexon Bioscience
Dr. Andrews-Zwilling is currently Senior Director of Research at Annexon Biosciences, where their mission is to develop disease-modifying therapeutics for patients suffering from neurological disorders such as Huntington's disease and Alzheimer's disease.

Date: February 16, 2021 12pm PST
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Ade Adesanya
Moving Analytics, CEO

Ade Adesanya, is the Co-founder & President of Moving Analytics Inc, a telehealth company that is increasing access to cardiac rehab and helping patients recover faster at home through an innovative app-based virtual cardiac rehab program, Movn. Moving Analytics' programs are developed in partnership with Stanford University, and are based on more than 30 years of published research. Ade is also a lecturer of entrepreneurship at the University of Southern California. He was recognized as a top 30 under 30 in healthcare by Forbes magazine.

Date: February 23, 2021 at 12pm PST
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Barb Hardy, Chief Inclusion, Diversity & Health Equity Officer
Stanford Health Care
Barbara Williams Hardy is an award-winning thought leader passionate about increasing organizational and individual excellence. Barb's mission is to unlock the untapped brilliance in all of us.

Date: February 25, 2021 at 12pm PST

Resources

Articles


Podcasts


SHC Supply Chain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPG7-EeFxmI

“The Spirit of the Million Man March,” which brings the 1995 gathering of Black men to life through a touching, funny, and thought-provoking conversation between a millennial woman and her father who attended the march.

“Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement,” a book review that explores the life and legacy of Baker, a civil and human rights activist who has been called the one of the “most influential women in the civil rights movement” and held high-ranking positions within the NAACP and Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee.

“Ida B. Wells: No More Lynching,” the story of the fearless anti-lynching crusader who used investigative journalism to reveal the horrific murders of Black people to the nation in the early 1900s.​