Morehouse School of Medicine's Dr. Natalie Hernandez Appointed to APHA's Equal Health Opportunity Committee



Dr. Natalie HernandezDr. Natalie D. Hernandez, of Morehouse School of Medicine's Prevention Research Center and Center of Excellence on Health Disparities was appointed by the Executive Board of the American Public Health Association (APHA) to serve on its Equal Health Opportunity Committee for a three-year term, beginning on November, 4, 2015. The Committee on Equal Health Opportunity is chosen by the Executive Board to include members with a broad knowledge of public health, and to secure a balanced representation of the various disciplines involved in public health. The committee seeks to ensure and promote diversity within APHA as well as works to raise awareness to the needs of diverse populations. 



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