SHLI News

Audiobook Now Available for The Political Determinants of Health!

September 24, 2020

We are excited to announce the highly anticipated release of the Political Determinants of Health AUDIOBOOK, written by Daniel E. Dawes and read by David Marantz. According to John Hopkins University Press, “In this book, Daniel E. Dawes argues that political determinants of health create the social drivers – including poor environmental conditions, inadequate transportation,…

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SHLI HOSTS FIRST HEALTH EQUITY TASK FORCE MEETING

September 30, 2020

SHLI’s first Health Equity Task Force (HETF) meeting was a success with excellent collaboration and enthusiasm amongst the members. The meeting began with a warm welcome from Daniel Dawes, JD with the Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) and our partners,  Judith A. Monroe, MD with CDC Foundation, and Douglas M. Brooks with Gilead Sciences. SHLI…

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Dr. David Satcher Awards Recognize Local Work Addressing Health Inequities

September 15, 2020

September 14, 2020                                                                           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Dr. David Satcher Awards Recognize Local Work Addressing Health Inequities   The 11th annual Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards recognizes University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) faculty and staff for their significant contributions to the health of the greater Rochester area and Finger Lakes…

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Dr. David Satcher’s latest release: “My Quest for Health Equity” Now Available!

August 17, 2020

The Satcher Health Leadership Institute is honored and proud to share Dr. David Satcher’s latest book release,  My Quest for Health Equity: Notes on Learning While Leading. In his memoir, Dr. Satcher walks us through his path towards moving the needle forward in achieving equity for all. John Hopkins Press shares, “In My Quest for…

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It’s Official! The Political Determinants of Health

June 16, 2020

I want to thank you for your tireless work to improve the health of all communities, eliminate health disparities, and advance health equity across our nation. 

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Office of Minority Health selects Morehouse School of Medicine to lead their COVID-19 Initiative

June 29, 2020

Atlanta, GA – June 23, 2020  We are proud to have Dr. Dominic Mack and Daniel E. Dawes, JD, representing Morehouse School of Medicine in it’s latest initiative alongside HHS’ Office of Minority Health as principal investigators on this project, with support from the honorable U.S. Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H. As…

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CDC Foundation and SHLI Develop Health Equity Task Force

June 16, 2020

 CDC Foundation and Satcher Health Leadership Institute Partner to Address COVID-19 Health Inequities      Atlanta, GA – June 16, 2020—The CDC Foundation and the Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) at Morehouse School of Medicine today announced a partnership to address the health equity implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Support for this program is provided by…

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Google Awards $1 Million Grant to the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine to Study Racial Impact of COVID-19

May 27, 2020

MSM and SHLI will utilize the $1.25 million grant towards understanding and studying the use of medical cannabis in the 65+ population.

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Daniel Dawes’ Op-ed Featured in Essence Magazine: COVID-19: Black Folks Have Been Trying to Tell You That Data Is Political

June 16, 2020

Daniel E. Dawes, Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine believes there are lessons from the success we realized in other crises to advance more equitable policies today. 

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Newly Appointed Poussaint-Satcher Endowed Chair in Mental Health

May 27, 2020

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Kisha B. Holden, Ph.D., MSCR, as the Poussaint-Satcher Endowed Chair in Mental Health. 

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