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In this episode, we sit down with child psychiatrist and current president of the American Medical Association (AMA), Dr. Patrice A. Harris. Dr. Harris walks us through her journey of becoming the first Black woman physician to lead the prestigious organization in its 172 years of existence and the need for more diverse voices in medicine. She also talks about her current campaign to end youth nicotine and e-cigarette addiction and their harmful health and developmental impacts. The hosts for this episode are Clint Odom, NUL Senior Vice President of Policy & Advocacy and Toni Wiley, NUL Director of Advocacy.

From the National Urban League, For The Movement discusses persistent policy, social, and civil rights issues affecting communities of color.

Discussed in this episode:

National Urban League

Black

Black America

African-American

News

Information

American Medical Association

National Medical Association

Black History

E-cigarette

Vaping

Menthol

Flavored tobacco

Tobacco-free kids

Addiction

Diabetes

Mental health

Health equity

Sadiqa Reynolds

Louisville Urban League

 

Contact and Follow:

Web: #ForTheMovement

Email: podcast@nul.org

Twitter: https://twitter.com/NULpolicy

Louisville Urban League Website: https://lul.org/

Louisville Urban League Twitter: @louisvilleul

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Website: tobaccofreekids.org

American Medical Association Pre-Diabetes Assessment: doihaveprediabetes.org

Dr. Patrice Harris’ Twitter: @patriceharrismd

Marc’s Twitter: @MarcMorial

Clint’s Twitter: @ClintEOdom

Toni’s Twitter: @ToniWiley_1789

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