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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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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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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Gilead Sciences and Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine Partner to Study Racial Health Inequities Associated with COVID-19

July 28, 2020

July 28, 2020 — Funding from Gilead will support creation of data map to systematically address the impact of the disease on Black and minority communities — FOSTER CITY, Calif. & ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) and the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine are working together to develop a…

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Remembering Congressman John Lewis

July 19, 2020

  Congressman John Robert Lewis Today we commemorate the life of Congressman John Robert Lewis, a life-long activist, an integral member of the Civil Rights Movement, and a true embodiment of servant-leadership. From the young age of 23, Congressman Lewis led non-violent marches, including the historic Selma March of 1965, which ended in police brutality…

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July 14, 2020

Jul 14, 2020 Press Release “Left Out: Barriers to Health Equity for Rural and Underserved Communities” presents an honest, holistic analysis of the many cross-sector and historically rooted challenges facing residents of underserved communities SPRINGFIELD, MA – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released a staff report, titled “Left Out: Barriers to Health…

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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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