It’s a Crisis: The Devastating Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Minority Communities


community focus series

Host Panel

Dr. Neecey Hudson, Chair & Science Director at Hood Medicine and Jonathan White, Policy Chair at Hood Medicine

Guest Panel

Doug Slaughter, MPH – Public Health Director at Hood Medicine and Epidemiologist for the CDC Foundation

In this Community Focus Series chat, Dr. Neecey Hudson and Jonathan White, chat with Hood Medicine Public Health Director & CDC Foundation Epidemiologist Doug Slaughter about the pandemic impact in minority communities, the importance of vaccination, & vaccine distribution plans. We also cover all the (still really important) CDC recommendations to keep your families safe.

Our guest Doug Slaughter is the Public Health Director at Hood Medicine. He is an Epidemiologist for the CDC Foundation, and has a B.S. in Philosophy from MIT and a Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology from Emory University. He is focused on shaping public health programming and policy for implementation in minority communities. He also contributes to scientific media development as The Black Epi.