James W. Reed, M.D. Lectureship
The Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) James W. Reed, M.D. Lectureship is an annual event named in honor of James W. Reed, M.D., MSM’s Chief of Endocrinology & Metabolism and Associate Chair of Research.
Dr. Griffin Rodgers, M.D., M. A. C. P.
The 9th Annual James W. Reed Lecture featured Griffin Rodgers, M.D., M. A. C. P., Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Rodgers is widely recognized for his contributions to the development of hydroxyurea, the first effective—and now FDA approved—therapy for sickle cell anemia. The lecture titled, “Overcoming Disparities in Obesity, Diabetes, and Kidney Disease” was held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 12pm, with a reception that immediately followed.
The Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Morehouse School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit (s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.
Prior Keynote Speakers
- 2016 “NIMHD Agenda on Reducing Health Disparities in Health Outcomes and Promoting Health
Care Equity,” presented by Eliseo J. Perez-Stable, MD Director, National Institute
on Minority Health and Health Disparity (NIMHD)
- 2015 "Toward a Systems Science Approach to Eliminating Health Disparities,” presented
by Gary H. Gibbons, MD Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute National
Institutes of Health
- 2014 “Hypertension Treatment and Control: Translational Science Insights and the Future of Implementation Research,” presented by George A. Mensah, M.D., FACC, director of the Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS) at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
About Dr. James W. Reed, M.D.